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Crisis-hit Spaniards seek work in France
French workers complain that foreign labourers accepting lower salaries are stealing their jobs.
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2012 03:32

As the economic crisis is taking its toll on Spain, an increasing number of labourers - particularly construction workers - are crossing the border into France for work.

French builders now complain that the foreign competition is stealing their business, and that unemployment is rising in French border towns. A French labourer earns $15, while a Spaniard will work for $10.

Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from the Franco-Spanish border.

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