Malta - Serious issues with precarious work - June 1, 2019

Some foreign workers were being paid as little as €1 an hour, UHM Voice of the Workers CEO Josef Vella revealed yesterday, insisting that the situation with precarious work in Malta was the worst it had ever been. To make things even worse the union found out that the money is not paid directly to these workers but is instead sent to an agency in India. According to the union more regulation is needed to prevent an influx from cheap labour that negatively impacts wage level across the country.

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