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Migrant and Precarious Workers are Winning Britain a Pay Rise!

17 October 2017 - 3:00pm

Migrant and precarious workers are winning Britain a pay rise. Migrant and precarious workers are leading the fights to get organised. They are tackling precarious work, outsourcing and privatisation, the real drivers of low pay and insecurity at work.  Despite facing stigmatisation by a media that too often blames them for low pay and insecurity at work, they are standing up for themselves and winning. Their struggles tell an important story about how Britain can win a pay rise: by standing with migrant workers and ending precarious contracts.

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Open Democracy: EU approval of Sri Lankan labour standards whitewashes abuse

17 October 2017 - 11:30am

Thulsi Narayanasamy, War on Want's Senior International Programmes officer for Asia & the Pacific reports on how the EU's so-called trade concessions whitewash ongoing violations in Sri Lankan factories - as well as the profoundly unequal terms of global trade, which prevents meaningful development for the global South. 

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