Published On: Tue, Apr 28th, 2020

The plight of Spain’s migrant workers

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Many in Southern Spain’s migrant workforce have long been alleging systematic exploitation from employers. Clare Carlile explains the repercussions for workers demanding more during this crisis. 

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A worker wraps an iceberg lettuce at a lettuce plantation in Pulpi, near Almeria, southeast Spain February 13, 2017. Picture taken February 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Coronavirus is exposing the problems faced by day labourers in southern Spain, who have for many years worked in appalling conditions to supply fruit and vegetables for supermarkets in the UK. Clare Carlile of Ethical Consumer explains.

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