‘Salad Slaves’: migrant labour in European agriculture

It is a public secret that the European agricultural industry relies heavily on cheap and precarious migrant labour: mostly Moroccans, West Africans, and, since about a decade ago, also Eastern-Europeans.  Here is one of the few pieces of investigative journalism that shed light on the actual work conditions of the workers who form this invisible 'labour force'. click to watch video (by Felicity Lawrence, Matt Haan, Christian Bennett, Cecyl Bullard and Jacqui Timberlake from the Guardian)

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