In-depth findings

We have created a series of supplementary documents that outline our findings in more depth of several specific problem areas identified in the report. Each document offers recommendations that will help address the problems and bring about change in the sector. You can download the documents below.

Coercion, physical and verbal abuse of agency workers

The coercion, physical and verbal abuse that some agency workers are subjected to by work agencies and in the meat and poultry processing factories.

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Treatment of pregnant workers

The treatment of pregnant workers including dismissal for being pregnant and health and safety risks when at work.

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Additional problems for migrant workers

The additional problems that migrant agency workers face as a result of their nationality and when they lack English language skills.

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Agency workers’ fear of complaining and lack of awareness of their rights

The reasons why many agency workers are too fearful to complain or assert their legal rights

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Health and safety

The health and safety problems that make working life difficult, and at times painful, for agency workers in some factories.

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Last updated: 26 May 2016