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Labour exploitation

Labour exploitation

Seasonal Workers Directive (2014/36/EU)

The Seasonal Workers Directive (2014/36/EU) sets the conditions of entry and stay of third-country nationals for the purpose of employment as seasonal workers.

The Directive rules governing working conditions aim to prevent exploitation and protect the health and safety of non-EU seasonal workers. 

Directive 2011/36/EU

Directive 2011/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2011 on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/629/JHA

Regulation of labour market intermediaries and the role of social partners in preventing trafficking of labour

Eurofound, 27 April 2016, 62 pages

This report examines how public authorities are currently regulating labour market intermediaries across the Member States, highlighting the effectiveness or otherwise of different registration or licensing schemes.

Managing the risk of hidden forced labour – a guide for companies and employers

The Danish Centre against Human Trafficking has prepared the guidelines which serve as a quick guide for companies and employers risking to become associated with forced labour and severe labour exploitation.

The guidelines have been prepared in consultation with a number of different stakeholders and is intended as an awareness, business risk management and practical prevention tool.

P. v the Chief Superintendent of the Garda National Immigration Bureau, the Director of Public Prosecutions

Country: Ireland

Court: High Court

Sentenced date: 15/04/2015

Purpose of exploitation: Exploitation of labour

 

The High Court ruled that Gardaí failed to identify a victim of human trafficking, resulting in the imprisonment of a trafficked woman in Mountjoy for two and a half years.

Lin -v- Governor of Cloverhill Prison & ors

Country: Ireland

Court: High Court

Sentenced date: 23/04/2014

Purpose of exploitation: Exploitation of labour.

In November 2012 the applicant was found by Gardaí (Irish police) in premises in Henrietta Place, Dublin 1 which had been turned into a cannabis grow house.

Mr. Lin was then charged with a variety of offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 (as amended).

 

Fight against Chinese THB in the EU

Reference

HOME/2013/ISEC/AG/THB/4000005884

Promoter

THE NATIONAL POLICE OF THE NETHERLANDS

Budget

236.558,77 EUR

Timeframe

From 1/09/14 to 31/08/16

Partners

Combat measures against human trafficking in the tourist industry - COMBAT

Reference

HOME/2013/ISEC/AG/THB/4000005873

Promoter

OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY

Budget

294.619,73 EUR

Timeframe

From 1/09/14 to 31/08/16

Partners

Raţiu Foundation for Democracy (RO), LAPLAND UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES (FI), University of West London (UK)

Proactive identification and support of victims of trafficking for labour exploitation in the EU

Reference

HOME/2013/ISEC/AG/THB/4000005777

Promoter

FAIRWORK

Budget

570.980,80 EUR

Timeframe

From 1/10/14 to 30/09/16

Partners

ADPARE (RO), eLiberare (RO), Focus On Labour Exploitation – FLEX (UK), Latin American Women's Rights Services – LAWRS (UK), Migrant Help (UK)

Managing the risk of hidden forced labour

Danish National Board of Social Services , 2014, 16 pages

These guidelines are a brief guide for companies and employers regarding the risk of human trafficking for forced labour and methods to avoid being associated with such cases unintentionally.

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