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Home office campaign, Free the UK from modern slavery

Modern Slavery Bill: The power of collaboration

Written by Peter McAllister on October 15th 2014

We celebrate the UK Government’s announcement this week that it will include a reporting requirement for businesses in the Modern Slavery Bill. This has the potential to make a significant difference.

From low pay to factory collapses – is inequality at the root of all workers’ rights abuses?

Written by Sabita Banerji on October 15th 2014

Sabita Banerji looks at the underlying causes of the Rana Plaza disaster and which types of workers remain most vulnerable.
Women working on a construction site, India

Rana Plaza in slow motion

Written by Stirling Smith on October 8th 2014

Are building collapses in India the canary in the coal mine? Stirling Smith on what union reports point to in the construction industry.
International Labour Organisation headquarters in Geneva

Difficulties of dialogue about dialogue about wages and working hours

Written by Sabita Banerji on October 1st 2014

Over 150 people gathered at the ILO headquarters in Geneva to take part in a dialogue about wages and working hours in the industries behind most of what we wear; the textile, clothing, leather & footwear industries.