Waitrose looks to help migrant fishers after confirming UK industry failings

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UK supermarket chain says it recognises the global fishing industry as a “high-risk area” for poor working conditions

UK supermarket chain Waitrose has launched a series of videos to improve welfare standards across the UK fishing sector, in particular for migrant workers joining the industry. The move follows reports of sector-wide issues, including overworking and illegal recruitment fees, with the films intended to educate workers on what to expect when entering the sector.

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