Issue date
15 Jan 2018
The TUC has called on the government to stop bosses exploiting migrant labour.

The TUC has today (Monday) called on the government to stop bosses exploiting migrant labour.

Responding to today’s report from the Home Affairs Committee on Migration, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:

“Today’s report needs to start a grown-up conversation about migration. Migrant workers make a vital contribution to the economy and public services. But far too often they are scapegoated thanks to bad bosses driving down conditions at work.

“The government must work with unions to crack down on employers who use migrants to undercut local labour. Giving unions access to more workplaces will help end exploitation. Collective bargaining can win fair wages for all.

“With Brexit on the horizon, we need urgent investment in skills, health, and housing. And a better-resourced Border Force.”

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