Breathalysers for Polish workers

27th September 2007, Comments 0 comments

27 September 2007, AMSTERDAM – An employment agency in Wateringen (Zuid Holland) checks its Polish workers for the use of alcohol. The approximately 170 Poles that work for Groenflex all voluntarily take a breathalyser test on Monday mornings before starting their shift. Random checks are also held throughout the week.

27 September 2007

AMSTERDAM – An employment agency in Wateringen (Zuid Holland) checks its Polish workers for the use of alcohol. The approximately 170 Poles that work for Groenflex all voluntarily take a breathalyser test on Monday mornings before starting their shift. Random checks are also held throughout the week.

The Groenflex director says the Poles have a tendency to drink because they get bored being so far away from home.

Workers with more than 0.5 percent blood alcohol level are forced to stay home for the day at their own expense. A second offence during the week leads to dismissal, as does extreme drunkenness. Other employment agencies also have a breathalyser policy for their Polish workers, the NOS reports.

[Copyright Expatica News 2007]

Subject: Dutch news

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