Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund

Videos: Your rights on the construction site

#1 Five tips for posted workers in the construction industry

In short films posted workers get the most important tips against exploitation on German construction sites.

#2 Your wages as a posted worker in the construction industry

Fair working condtions produced short films against wagefraud on German construction sites. Consultants from Faire Mobilitaet explain which wage applies to posted workers.

Further Languages

The videos are available in five other languages:

Polish Version
#1 5 rad dla pracowników oddelegowanych na budowę
#2 Twoje wynagrodzenie jako pracownik oddelegowany na budowie

Hungarian Version
#1 Öt jó tanács a kiküldetésben dolgozóknak az építkezéseken
#2 A kiküldetésben dolgozók bére az építkezéseken

Croatian Version
#1 Pet savjeta za upućene radnike u građevinskom sektoru
#2 Tvoja plaća koju imaš kao upućeni radnik u građevini

Romanian Version
#1 Cinci recomandări pentru constructorii detaşaţi
#2 Salariul de constructor detaşat

Bulgarian Version
#1 Пет препоръки за командированите работници в строителството
#2 Твоето трудово възнаграждение като на командирован работник в строителството


How to avoid Exploitation

Explanatory Film


Peter and Maria are from Bulgaria. In the short explanatory film "Fair Posting" they are to two characters in work overalls. They are working on a German construction site. Along the story of Petar and Maria the film explains the concept of posting and the labour rights of these workers. Maria explains in the film, that Peter has a right to the minimum wage of the construction sector and the right to payes leave. The film is available in German, Bulgarian, English, Croatian, Polish, Romanian, Slovene and Hungarian.

 


Flyer: Your rights as a posted worker

DGB

This flyer contains important information for workers posted to Germany. It explains the minimum working conditions required by law, provides answers to frequently asked questions about health insurance and offers helpful hints regarding matters workers should consider before and after their stays in Germany in order to protect themselves against exploitation.

 

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Flyer: Your rights as a posted construction worker

DGB

This flyer provides details about regulations and issues of importance to posted workers in the construction industry: minimum wage rates set on the basis of collective labour agreements, working hours and rest periods, deductions from wages, paid leave and the vacation fund system maintained by the social welfare fund for the construction industry. It also offers helpful hints regarding matters workers should consider before and after their stays in Germany in order to protect themselves against exploitation.

Brochure: My rights as a posted worker in domestic care

OPZZ

OPZZ

This brochure provides information about domestic work in Germany and directly addresses posted workers in private households. It delivers basic information about the rights of posted workers as well as the special situation of working in private households. Important regulations of the German labor market are explained: minimum wages, working hours and rest periods, vacation, health protection and especially form and content of the usual employment contracts
typical in the field. The brochure also contains
contacts information of advisory centres in
Poland and Germany.

Brochure: My rights as seasonal worker in agriculture in Germany

Fair labour

Fair Labour Mobility

This brochure provides information about seasonal work in agricultural companies in Germany. It delivers basic information about the rights of workers as well as the special situation of working in agriculture. Important regulations of the German labor market are explained and information is given on how to protect from beeing exploited. The brochure also contains contact information of advisory centres in Romania and Germany as well as information on how to behave in face of the corona crisis.