SHIPPING giant Condor faced accusations yesterday of making eye-watering 275 per cent increase in profits through the “social dumping” of migrant workers paid a dismal £2.35 an hour.
The workers’ union RMT announced two days of protest against Condor’s disgraceful exploitation.
Acting general secretary Mick Cash said: “The super-exploitation of foreign nationals in the British shipping industry is a massive scandal that the political elite wants to keep quiet.
“That’s no surprise as it’s their wealthy mates running the shipping companies who benefit from this scam that dodges normal employment regulations while the European Union turns a blind eye.
“Social dumping is a mechanism seized on by some of the most rotten employers in the book to try to batter down wages and conditions.”
The union has called two days of action at Portsmouth port on Tuesday July 15 at midday and Saturday July 27 at 7am.