Hundreds of small “OAEDs” across the country (most operating illegally) are replacing the Greek state’s deficient job-placement services and exploiting immigrants (and others) in their need to find work.
Whether it’s food deliveries via motorbike or other services, delivery workers are demanding better working conditions, in an industry that employs thousands of people in cities across Greece; it’s an occupation that is affected by work-related, fatal accidents.
While labor in Greece has been hit hard by economic recession, workers’ trust in trade unionism has been declined. The problems of Greek Trade Unions are indisputable.
Moral harassment in the workplace is often so well-established in the work routine that is not perceived as such.
In view of the European elections, it’s not difficult to guess who the most persistent winner across Europe will be.
The story of an employer’s unaccountability towards an immigrant delivery man, the race against time for 3 euro per hour and trade union interventions to combat extreme exploitation.