Social Dumping in the Road Haulage Business by Operators From Third Countries

01-04-2001

The increasing penetration of the European Union by third country road haulage businesses, availing themselves of the great difference in salaries and social charges, led to important distortions of competition jeopardising the existence of small and medium sized enterprises. The activities of third country businesses, some of which are linked to or part of EU-enterprises, are to a considerable extent illegal due to the illegal employment of third country drivers and/or

The increasing penetration of the European Union by third country road haulage businesses, availing themselves of the great difference in salaries and social charges, led to important distortions of competition jeopardising the existence of small and medium sized enterprises. The activities of third country businesses, some of which are linked to or part of EU-enterprises, are to a considerable extent illegal due to the illegal employment of third country drivers and/or