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UNION warns of labour exploitation of foreign drivers

The coronacrisis have to take into account of the foreign drivers in the West of europe have worsened. These are the conclusions of a trade union, FNV, Stichtin

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UNION warns of labour exploitation of foreign drivers

The coronacrisis have to take into account of the foreign drivers in the West of europe have worsened. These are the conclusions of a trade union, FNV, Stichting IRC international transport and voedingsbondfederaties the ITF and the IUF on Thursday.

as The party did in the last six months of research into arbeidsuitbuiting of foreign truck drivers by the trucking companies. These drivers are mainly for the East European companies in the service, and the cost of labour remains low. They are, however, only in Western Europe, including the Netherlands and Belgium.

In the report, the researchers are using some of the hundreds of truck drivers. That's what happened in both spaces, as in office areas. A spokesman of the UNION could not say how many carriers are involved. However, if the trade union is that it is a very widespread phenomenon.

"There is not a single multinational company could not guarantee that the arbeidsuitbuiting does not take place," said the spokesman. "We can see that the right front is done, so that our observations are likely to be the tip of the iceberg".

in the survey, among other things, that a lot of drivers without the correct documents were put to work at very low wages. The drivers who are complaining are, in some cases, be threatened. Also, missing out on a lot longer than normal to make their own truck cab for them.

"Some of the people that we literally need to survive. They were moving the bombs," says the UNION spokesman. "The policy is as there are so many kamermoties on this subject, is aware of the problem, but until now, nothing has changed. It's sad."

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