What still has to be done?

Drawn from the EFFAT Study “Social Inclusion of Precarious Workers in Agriculture, Food and Tourism” 
In 2000 the Member States of the EU resolved to make the Union the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economic zone in the world – an economy with the capacity to achieve sustained economic growth with more and better jobs and greater social cohesion.
The use of temporary agency workers is becoming ever more widespread, especially in the companies and sectors for which EFFAT is responsible. First and foremost, this is because normal working conditions are increasingly being replaced by temporary employment relationships. 
EFFAT Roadmap on implementing the Charter against Precarious Work: Draft decision for the Executive Committee on 20 and 21 April 2010
In 2011, the Bureau for Workers’ activities held its biannual symposium on an ever-growing preoccupation for workers around the world: the growth and spread of precarious work. This issue of the IJLR presents some of the contributions to this event and, more importantly, tries to provide guidance on possible trade union strategies to counter the expansion of forms of precarious work.
At the European Parliament seminar, unions and employers condemned social dumping in the European meat sector.
The hope remains that the submission of this new report will help integrate activities to fight illegal employment and that they can be developed, implemented and reviewed together with the social partners.