New report on migrant workers in UK

UK report says that “employment practices attacked as exploitative in the 19th century are still common today”

This report exposes a hidden Britain. It shows that employment practices attacked as exploitative in the nineteenth century are still common today. It reveals that vulnerable work is not inevitable, and that women, people from black and ethnic minority groups and disabled people are more likely to suffer its consequences. Around two million workers are trapped in a continual round of low-paid and insecure work where mistreatment is the norm. People providing the services on which our society and economy rely can therefore find themselves without the most basic standards of fair treatment in the workplace. We find this intolerable.

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