Summary title: Petition No 0075/2018 by Georgios Mavrikos (Greek), on behalf of the association ‘The World Federation of Trade Unions’, on the difficult situation of migrant workers in Foggia, Italia
Petition number: 0075/2018
Topics: Fundamental Rights
Name of association: World Federation of Trade Unions
Name: Georgios Mavrikos
The petitioner complains about the serious situation affecting many migrants who work in the fields at Rignano, near Foggia, Puglia, in Italy. He criticises the state of neglect of these seasonal migrant workers, who are exploited by landowners and forced to work in inhuman conditions, without union protection, and in deplorable sanitary and health conditions. He calls for an improvement in the conditions of these migrant workers, in particular with regard to accommodation, access to water, sanitation, social security and transport.