The monster of racism still scares migrant workersby Sara Bazzano - 2014.03.21
The discrimination in employment is still a widespread phenomenon. This is what has shown The European Network Against Racism (ENAR). The data from 23 European countries illustrate the discrimination that affects ethnic and religious minorities places them at disadvantage already when they attempt to access the labour market. For example: 1) In the Netherlands, 57% of recruitment agencies complied with a request not to introduce Moroccan, Turkish or Surinamese candidates 2) Migrants in Germany are less likely to find employment than Germans with the same level of education but without a migrant status or background. Even once in a job, migrants and minorities continue to face unequal treatment: a lack of career prospects, lower wages, precarious and difficult working conditions, abusive dismissal and so on. Just to give an idea: 1) In Hungary, wages paid to Roma are lower than the Hungarian minimum wage 2) In Austria, people with a Turkish background earn 20% less that their Austrian colleagues without a migrant background 3) In Italy, 34% of foreigners are employed as unskilled workers compared with 8% of the majority population.
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