The European Union (EU) has strong legislation in place that protects workers from being exploited and also enables businesses to engage in fair competition. Workers are mobile and can move freely within the EU single market across borders – without being dependent upon traffickers. Yet, the latest Eurofound report shows that trafficking for labour exploitation […]
Andrea Fromm is a research officer with Eurofound currently working on projects related to working conditions and industrial relations. Before joining Eurofound in March 2014, Andrea worked in the labour market team at Statistics New Zealand. She gained additional experience while working with the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on youth and decent work. Andrea, who is a social worker by training, holds two Masters Degrees – in European Studies and in International Studies. She graduated from the University of Otago (New Zealand) with a PhD in Political Studies.