FLEX urges Migration Advisory Committee review to learn lessons from the USA and Australia where temporary worker schemes have led to widespread exploitation.
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary has today revealed serious failings in the police response to modern slav
Last week the Australian Government’s public consultation on a proposed modern slavery in supply chains reporting requirement came to a close.
Today Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX) launches a ground breaking report: Risky Business: Tackling Exploitation in
Home Secretary Amber Rudd yesterday announced that all potential modern slavery cases would now be decided by a single unit within the Home Office, completely contradicting the findings of its own 2014 review of the decision-making process.
“They just tied a cable around my waist, and the guy on the roof had another cable around his waist and this is how we did things. I had to do it, otherwise they sent me home. If I said I didn’t want to do it, they would say: go home, we’ll find another.
FLEX Policy Director, Caroline Robinson, delivered a statement on the impact of immigration control measures on vulnerability to exploitation at the Global Compact o
Late last month, Qatar approved legislation that provides legal protections for domestic workers.
Originally published on Politics.co.uk 08.09.17
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