This briefing examines the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the risk of labour exploitation in low-paid and insecure employment in the UK. Drawing on interviews with workers and frontline services, it proposes emergency measures to ensure all workers are protected against financial destitution and exploitation while the UK works to contain the virus and its impact.

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Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2018 Key Findings: Apparel, Agricultural Products and Extractives Companies
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The first full version of the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark is out. The results are revealing; there is a race to the top in business and human rights performance, but this is only amongst a welcome cluster of leaders while the great majorit...Read More

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Social distancing guidance horticulture fruit vegetable sectors
COVID-19 resourcesGuidance

This guidance is for the Horticulture, Fruit and Vegetable sector. It comes into effect immediately and extends until further notice. Guidance will be reviewed on a regular basis in line with the regular three weekly review of lockdown requirements....Read More

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Artificial Intelligence – Combating online sexual abuse of children
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2021 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor
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The U.S. Department of Labor has prepared the 2021 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor in accordance with the Trade and Development Act of 2000 (TDA). (1) The TDA set forth the requirement that a country must implement its commitments to elim...Read More

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