Bulgaria - Difficult working conditions textile workers - February 28, 2019

In relation to the forthcoming European elections Euronews has produced a series of reports on some of the major issues concerning Europe and its citizens. In one of these reports the working conditions of textile workers in the country are investigated. The report shows that while many international brands have outsourced their textile production to the country, working conditions remain poorly. Not only are the workers experiencing a lot of work pressure, payment is also a serious problem with the average net wage just between 320 and 350 euro a month. Despite a rise of 10% in January 2019 the country’s minimum wage is still the lowest in the EU.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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