POLISH DRIVERS RETURNING HOME FACE TOUGH CONDITIONS

BY E BLAKE BERRY

IT is common knowledge that the flood of Polish workers moving to Britain for well-paid work has started turning, as Poles are lured home by a stronger domestic currency and family ties - many of these returnees are transport workers. After years spent abroad, however, these drivers face a shock, given the inclement infrastructural and legislative difficulties facing the Polish haulage industry.

According to the Independent Union of Drivers (NZZK) there are around 200,000 professional hauliers in Poland. Most are ...


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