Working conditions in the meat industry made the headlines after COVID-19 outbreaks in slaughterhouses. Now subcontractors stand accused of bringing migrant workers to Germany illegally.
Germany's grand coalition government has finally agreed on stricter labor rules for the meat industry. COVID-19 outbreaks at slaughterhouses have highlighted dire working conditions in the sector.
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Working conditions in the meat industry have made headlines after COVID-19 outbreaks in slaughterhouses. Investigators are turning their attention to subcontracters suspected of smuggling in migrant workers illegally.
Anglea Merkel's Cabinet has approved a draft bill that would ban the use of subcontractors and agency workers in the meat industry. Although this should mean working conditions get better, not everyone is pleased.
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