Country Report: United Kingdom

Fitzgerald, Ian (2011) Country Report: United Kingdom. In: In search of cheap labour in Europe: Working and living conditions of posted workers. International Books, Dublin, pp. 167-175. ISBN 978-9057271052

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Abstract

This book chapter forms the basis of an expert UK county report submitted to the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers as part of a 12 country EU project. The project itself was dedicated to an analysis of the theory and practice of the functioning of the Posting of Workers Directive. The key focus was on the practical experiences of compliance authorities, labour inspectors and other controlling bodies. With one of the main conclusions of the project being that the use of the posting mechanism ranges from normal and decent long-established partnership between contracting partners to completely fake letter box practices of labour-only recruitment.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: migrant labor, labor market,migrant workers
Subjects: K900 Others in Architecture, Building and Planning
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School > Business and Management
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 04 May 2011 09:06
Last Modified: 12 May 2017 00:38
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/2640

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