Migrant agricultural workers in Italy are exploited

A Senegalese migrant worker displaying harvested tomatoes at an Italian tomato farm. Photo: Trafficking in Persons Office, Flickr

Av: Chiara D’Agni och Sofus Malte Rønberg

The agricultural sector in Southern Italy depends heavily on foreign labour forces coming from other EU member states or third countries. However, seasonal agricultural workers are more likely to experience violations of their rights. This is in order to reduce the producers’ wage costs as well as the prices charged to consumers in many countries including the Nordics.

27 april, 2021, Magazine, News article