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Seized 24 trucks of a company in the fight against social dumping

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@Camioneroleones.- In an action of the labour inspection social in a transport company in the town of Ypres in Belgium, have seized a total of 24 trucks, in addition to 67 drivers of the company investigated have stated. This was confirmed yesterday a spokesman for the Audit Work of Ghent in the department of West Flanders.

The beginning of the investigation against the transport company Sitra, started in the wake of a complaint filed with the labour inspectorates in Poland. An investigation of the activity of this company showed that it was in fact a company mailbox.

For this reason the auditor working in Belgium launched an investigation to clarify the employment and social situation in which they were the drivers. Since they mainly did their work in western Europe, taking the belgian town of Ypres as the nerve centre.

Yesterday, Saturday, we carried out a large scale action against the transport company Sitra, an industrial estate of Ypres. They interviewed 67 drivers who testified about their working and living conditions. Most of the truckers are of nationality Bulgarian, Polish and Lithuanian. Also seized 24 trucks with license plates from Poland and Lithuania.

“This is an action to combat social dumping in the transport,” said Jeroen Lorré, auditor work. “In this way, the obligations of the law society in Belgium tease systematically and there is an unfair competition with companies that comply with the legislation.” Now the auditor Labor of Ghent, in the department of West Flanders will conduct a more thorough investigation on the activities of this transport company.

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