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SEF inspectors catch illegal workers on Albufeira building site

construction2The Foreigners and Borders Service have mounted a surveillance operation at a construction site in Albufeira and identified dozens of foreign workers.

According to a statement from the SEF, last Wednesday’s operation identified 84 citizens, nine of whom were told to leave the country within 20 days as they were in the country illegally.

The employer will be indicted for the use of illegal foreign workers, facing a fine of between €12,000 and €60,000.
The operation was carried out by 15 SEF inspectors with back-up from the GNR and the Labour Conditions Authority (ACT).