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Labour Ministry: 563 people were illegally employed in Slovakia in 2012

Labour inspectors have revealed that a total of 563 people were found to be working illegally in Slovakia in 2012, with the largest group (166) found in the construction industry, according to a report drafted by the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Ministry that was acknowledged by the government at its session on Wednesday, April 3.

Labour inspectors have revealed that a total of 563 people were found to be working illegally in Slovakia in 2012, with the largest group (166) found in the construction industry, according to a report drafted by the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Ministry that was acknowledged by the government at its session on Wednesday, April 3.

This represented a drop of 214 people when compared to the figures recorded in 2011, when 777 people were found to be working illegally, the TASR newswire reported, citing the report. As the ministry notes in the report, however, considerably fewer checks were carried out during 2012 than in 2011. While inspectors checked 35,440 people in 2011, they managed to focus on almost 6,000 fewer in 2012. The numbers of illegal workers went down in 2012 on a yearly basis in most of the monitored work sectors, including industrial production, accommodation and restaurants, administrative services, and wholesale and retail, while the construction sector posted an increase of 37 people. Labour Minister Ján Richter said that the hike was alarming.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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