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finns be: if you want to immigrate here, you better have steady job and earn your living
also finns: yle.fi/news/3-12435902 no, not that much. you're making us look bad.

· · SubwayTooter · 2 · 8 · 7

@tuturto Sigh... Just how many times can a guy get screwed over?

First by being denied a job in his field, then by being denied an employee status ("he employed himself delivering food for Wolt" sounds like an oxymoron, right?), and finally this...

@samgai in case of Finland, at least once or twice more.

@samgai @tuturto there's so much racist assumptions behind how immigrant enterpreneurs are treated in comparison to domestic enterpreneurs or corporations.

eg. in finland, if you sell cheap pizza (= immigrant-owned restaurant), you're suspected of dodging taxes and breaking employment rules by that fact alone and you better be ready for inspections, but if you sell hamburgers for 1€ (= mcdonalds), that's totally okay and not suspicious at all. 🙄

@Stoori @samgai that's because big multinational corporations are sooo much more trustworthy when it comes to accounting and finances.

@Stoori @tuturto @samgai On the other hand, if you want to catch somebody dodging taxes etc and you check a restaurant where the owner is working you're much more likely to find something: mcdonald is doing their tax dodging in a completely different location and with more expensive and much more effective techniques

sigh

(at least here in Italy this applies both to immigrant owned and to natives owned small restaurants, but I believe that immigrant owned restaurants have less chances to know somebody in the right place to avoid being checked at the wrong time)
@Stoori @tuturto @samgai immigrant owners are still getting screwed compared to similar sized native owners, btw :(

@jokke @jonossaseuraava not sure if all, but plenty of the important ones at least.

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