BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

A job at all costs

Now Reading:

A job at all costs

Text size Aa Aa

Where there are no jobs for them at home in Spain and Portugal, young people have been packing their suitcases and venturing out to other countries. France 2 television reported on the increasing number seeking work both in Switzerland and the French Jura region.

Millions of Spaniards have nothing but time on their hands. Starved of work, day after month after year, some of them have given up going through regular channels, and improvise. They’ll accept low wages and won’t ask for guarantees. Swiss TSR television reported on pickup work in the capital.

When the going gets tough, the rules can start to be ignored. This is the point behind this RTP Portuguese television story about what some employers think they can get away with in the current economic climate.