Temping likely to become more restricted

The Slovenian government has indicated it will introduce new measures to curb temporary work, a popular practice, after chambermaids at a state-owned hotel chain protested against being outsourced and after criminal complaints were filed against two temping agencies.

Temp hiring was legalised in Slovenia in 1998 and four years later basic criteria for this were established. Under the law, temp workers are eligible for the same payment and work conditions as those hired directly by the company outsourcing them.

Workers in an unequal position

However, a...

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