MP targets construction gangmasters

Source: on 2009-06-16 13:24:00

MP Jim Sheridan has introduced a Bill to parliament that would extend the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 to the construction industry. The Act, which created a Gangmasters Licensing Authority, passed into law five years ago but only covers agriculture and related industries. Sheridan, the Labour MP who originally presented the Act to the Commons, said there is evidence that unscrupulous gangmasters are now exploiting workers in the construction industry and ...

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