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Romanian workers fight for their wages

Romanian construction crews worked on a shopping mall in Berlin for a mere 5 euros an hour - and were even cheated of those low wages. It's not an isolated case. Eastern European workers in particular are increasingly being exploited in Germany.

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They have been fighting in the courts for their wages, with initial success. And it's no isolated incident. Exploitation of low-wage workers, especially from eastern Europe, is on the rise in Germany.