social dumping


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social dumping

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the practice of allowing employers to lower wages and reduce employees' benefits in order to attract and retain employment and investment
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In it, we focus on solving social dumping - so that workers who arrive here have the same rights and duties as Slovak employees.
Assessments were carried out in the areas of corruption, cartel law, issuer compliance, wage dumping and social dumping.
To rescue his domestic norms, Rodrik argues for broadening the idea of fair trade "to include social dumping.
Think of the social chapter in Europe preventing a race to the bottom, preventing a dog-eat-dog competition between European nations vying with each other for the inward investment that's available by social dumping and by the lowering of standards.
RE: 'City could be social dumping ground', (Tel T -egraph, July 16).
He rejected the accusations that considerations to outsource Global Shared Services could lead to social dumping.
While the agreement doesn't solve everything, it is already a victory against several drifts and social dumping in Europe," said the Socialist party's French delegation in a release.
Topics include reconsidering agriculture in Europe, bringing Mediterranean agriculture into theoretical debates, the dynamics of three models of agriculture in southern Portugal, processes of farmland abandonment in Galicia, using reproduction as a tool in Spain, masking social dumping in France, patterns of change in Italian agriculture, and subtle changes in Croatia and Greece.
The institutions did not see totally eye to eye on the subjects addressed - cooperation between public entities, fight against social dumping and sub-contracting - but "the meeting showed a greater involvement by the Council than in the past," said a source.
Is it not so that the thrust of regulations in this field have merely enabled social dumping, as exploited workers have arrived from the new EU Member States to undermine national workers in the more affluent older Member States-and in Norway and Iceland?
The Commissioner said the single European market would only work efficiently with fair competition, adding: "Today's proposals clarify the rules on posted workers for everyone and put practical safeguards in place against social dumping and poor working conditions, especially in the construction sector where posting of workers is most prominent and reports of abuse are highest.
Increasingly it is obvious that the propensity of labour to operate trans-nationally requires improved international labour regulation to avoid social dumping and the tensions caused by employers bringing in cheaper labour and undercutting existing agreements, while excluding a skilled and available workforce.