Today the Supreme Court has ruled that fees for workers bringing employment tribunal claims are unlawful and discriminatory.
This week, the Labour Exploitation Advisory Group (LEAG) met with the Director of Labour Market Enforcement, Sir David Metcalf, to discuss his forthcoming strategy for labour market enforcement.
The review of modern working practices, by Matthew Taylor, published yesterday recommends measures to promote “good quality work for all”. FLEX finds that decent work for all prevents labour exploitation. So what does this mean, and how can we achieve it?
FLEX Director comments on the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices and its implications for the most vulnerable workers in the UK labour market and risks of exploitation.
On 4 May 2017, the United Kingdom had its human rights record reviewed for the third time under the Universal Periodic Review* (UPR), a United Nations (UN) government-to-government peer-review system. Ahead of the UK government's response FLEX reflects on some of the recommendations.
After a week of manifesto launches, FLEX considers what the mainstream political parties are saying they will do to prevent labour exploitation.1
As workers’ rights enters the election campaign, experts at Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX) today welcomed interest in this area and called on all political parties to do more to address labour exploitation in the UK.
This International Workers Day, FLEX launches a new animation that shows how poor treatment in the workplace can lead to exploitation if left unchecked.