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Wage dumping-company receives large order

a week Ago, the Sunday newspaper revealed that in the new Ceneri base tunnel to one of the probably the largest wage dumping scandals of Switzerland. The Italian railway construction companies GCF and Manufactured prellten on the site of the SBB subsidiary, Alptransit about 170 employees at least to a high single-digit million sum. Because the two companies deleted data on working hours and access controls, and falsifying, the Ticino Prosecutor's office.

Now shows: GCF has fished in Lausanne is a large order. A few days ago, you have signed together with the consortium partners, Implenia, Siemens and Cablex the contract for the installation of railway equipment and tracks in a new Tunnel of the Lausanne–Echallens–Bercher-Bahn, write the GCF on your own Website. Builder-owner, the railway company, Transports Publics de la Région Lausannoise. Its main shareholders are the city of Lausanne and the Canton of Vaud.

A spokeswoman confirmed the order. It is a 1.7 kilometers long Tunnel in the city centre of Lausanne, the cost of 136 million Swiss francs. Two-thirds of the construction costs paid by the Federal government, a third of the Canton of Vaud. 18,38 million Swiss francs was allocated to the consortium for railway engineering and track construction under the direction of the Swiss Bauriesen Implenia. How much of the GCF, is not known.

GCF could consider due to the wage dumping scandal, the order-to-lose

In the Canton of Vaud, you now have to cancel the order. Because the construction of the new metro line in the Danish capital Copenhagen, the GCF squeezing the wages and had to work a long time – an additional Payment of the equivalent of 1.8 million Swiss francs was due.

The legal ground for the withdrawal of the contract: The regulations on public procurement in the Canton of Vaud does not imply that the award of the contract may be undone if a provider adheres to the provisions for the protection of the employees, that is to say: if he violated the labour law and the collective employment contract.

it is Remarkable, that the request of the FDP in the Parliament, Georges was the ignition co-signed.

This regulation should apply to the owner of the building is now, calls for Pietro Carobbio, Secretary of the trade Union Unia Vaud. Politicians from left and right. The SP-Canton parliamentarian Jean Tschopp a, filed on Tuesday in the Grand Council, a request in which he demanded information about what to do, the government, to avoid tunnelling "any violation of the rights of the workers".

it is Remarkable, that the request of the FDP in the Parliament, Georges was the ignition co-signed, the Director of the contractors Association of the Canton of Vaud. The government must now clarify the question of whether the order for the GCF must be withdrawn. Because the company may have violated in Lausanne, there is no law, because there, the track works until 2020 will begin.

This Text is from the current issue. Now all of the articles in the E-Paper of the Sunday newspaper, read: App for iOS App for Android – Web-App

(Sunday newspaper)

Created: 04.05.2019, 23:35 Uhr

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