• Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Indians in restaurant sector at greater risk of modern slavery in UK

A chef cutting a vagetable on a cutting board.

By: Sarwar Alam

Indians employed in the hospitality industry are at a greater risk of falling victim to modern-day slavery in the UK, according to a new report on labour exploitation in the country released today (8). India is among the top 10 victim nationalities identified as being at risk of exploitation, with numbers more than doubling since 2015 when the UK’s Modern Slavery Act came into force. Vietnam is at the highest risk, followed by nationals from Romania, Poland, China, Sudan and then India, the new report by the UK’s Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) found. GLAA intelligence shows that, where…

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