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Visa changes needed to help migrant domestic workers

October 3, 2016

Urgent changes are needed to the UK visa system to protect migrant workers from being used as domestic slaves, a campaign group has warned.


Justice 4 Domestic Workers is calling for a better deal for foreign workers, who are employed mainly as nannies or maids in private homes.

 

Marissa Begonia from Justice 4 Domestic Workers said she had seen workers who had been burnt with irons or had hot water poured over them by employers.


She said some workers were only granted a six-month visa, leaving them limited choice if they wanted to find alternative work.


"They are trapped in this system that tolerates abuse, that tolerates slavery, that tolerates trafficking," she said.

 

Full article here: www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-37506526

 

 

 

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