United Kingdom - Unions demonstrate over undercutting in construction - April 30, 2017
Construction unions GMB and Unite planned a series of demonstrations over the undercutting and exploitation of construction workers. The protests focus on several Danish firms who are involved in the funding and building of major energy and waste projects. Workers are being paid up to 61% below agreed industry rates, with some workers being paid just the minimum wage and financing their own travel and accommodation. Representatives from the unions will be handing in a petition containing over 5,000 signatures to the Danish embassy, calling on the Danish government to launch an investigation.
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