Iceland - Youngsters and migrants treated worst - September 30, 2018

According to trade union Efling the right of youngsters and migrant workers are violated more often than is the case with other workers in the country. This is partly so because they are primarily working in hospitality and construction, well-known offenders when it comes to employment rules. The union states that they often pay below minimum wage, or so-called equal wages, that they don’t pay overtime and there often are other issues related to sick pay, and so on. The union has special attention for this kind of exploitation and started a campaign to reach out to people and going out into people’s workplaces to target this problem.

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