Swedish-Latvian anti-social dumping agreement

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In the light of the recent controversy over attempts by a Latvian building company to undercut the Swedish collective agreement in the construction sector (the Vaxholm case), the two main union federations have come together to resist social dumping. The co-operation agreement says the federations will step up their work together and encourage improved links between their member organisations.
Read more at > LO
In the meantime Internal Market Commissioner Charlie McCreevey has appeared before the European Parliament to explain his comments on the issue and support for the Latvian company in the case.
Read European Parliament briefing at > EPSU
The background to the case can be read at > EPSU

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