Farming goes multinational

Horne, Suzie
October 2006
Farmers Weekly;10/13/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 15, p32
Trade Publication
The article offers insights on recruiting migrant labour in Great Britain. It cites that the Section 8 of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 obliges employers to check on anyone they intend to hire. It states that the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme gives temporary employment for foreign students from non- European Union countries. Graeme Walker, principal inspector with the Health and Safety Executive, says that the health and safety laws also apply to European workers if they are legal. INSETS: John Davison;Andrew Nottage;Andrew Sharpley.


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