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19 Dec 2019

To celebrate International Migrants Day on December 18th, this week FLEX will publish four new blogs written by our peer researchers, in which they share their experiences as migrant workers in the UK and their views on what is needed to ensure our workplaces are free from abuse and exploitation.

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18 Dec 2019

To celebrate International Migrants Day on December 18th, this week FLEX will publish four new blogs written by our peer researchers, in which they share their experiences as migrant workers in the UK and their views on what is needed to ensure our workplaces are free from abuse and exploitation.

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17 Dec 2019

To celebrate International Migrants Day on December 18th, this week FLEX will publish four new blogs written by our peer researchers, in which they share their experiences as migrant workers in the UK and their views on what is needed to ensure our workplaces are free from abuse and exploitation.

Blog
16 Dec 2019

To celebrate International Migrants Day on December 18th, this week FLEX will publish four new blogs written by our peer researchers, in which they share their experiences as migrant workers in the UK and their views on what is needed to ensure our workplaces are free from abuse and exploitation.

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12 Nov 2019

In the run up to the General Election 2019, read FLEX's 9 policies which would help to end labour exploitation.

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12 Nov 2019

FLEX is the co-chair of the Modern Slavery Strategy Implementation Group: Task and Finish Sub-Group on Prevention ('MSSIG Prevent'). This is a stakeholder body which advises government on prevention policy and activity. In its September member meeting, the MSSIG Prevent discussed the issue of exploitation of migrant domestic workers who enter the UK on the 'Overseas Domestic Workers' visa. Several members raised concerns about the perceived contradiction between this visa and the government's stated aims regarding the eradication of modern slavery and have now published a statement to that effect.

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24 Oct 2019

It’s vital that all workers can seek support if they experience harm at work. That’s why yesterday FLEX welcomed experts from Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany for a discussion on secure reporting for undocumented workers experiencing abuse and exploitation.

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23 Oct 2019

FLEX CEO statement on the 39 deaths identified at Grays, Essex today.

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17 Oct 2019

Does how we talk about modern slavery matter? We reflect on a mapping project of media messages on this topic to ask how the narratives being used are constructing problematic stories.

Blog
15 Oct 2019

By Avril Sharp of Kalayaan

Imagine. You make the heart wrenching decision to leave your loved ones and migrate abroad for work. You leave behind everything and everyone you know in the hope you can earn a decent wage and provide for your family, your children, your spouse, your elderly parents. You hope you can pay for their education, their health needs, rent, and food for them to eat. You arrive in a foreign land. The conditions are not what you were told you would be working in.