The case for regulation

MacLachlan, Rob
September 2009
People Management;9/10/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 19, p3
The author ponders on the significance of creating a governing body for workers. The Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) was created in 2004 following the tragedy met by 23 Chinese cockle-pickers who drowned in Morecambe Bay in England. It is stated that licensing gangmasters would protect unskilled foreign workers from exploitation. GLA aims to extend the licensing policy to the construction industry.


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