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The shocking extent of labour exploitation and modern-day slavery in agriculture has been laid bare in a new report by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA). Drawing on its extensive work with victims and offenders, the GLAA has concluded that the agricultural industry is a “high-risk” sector for exploitation and abuse of seasonal workers, including poor wages and working conditions. The report, The Nature and Scale of Labour Exploitation Across All Sectors Within the United Kingdom, paints a bleak […]