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Slave labour case: Back-to-work scheme breached laws

2013-02-12 12:41:43

Cait Reilly

A university graduate has won a legal challenge on appeal, claiming that a government scheme forces people to work without pay.

Cait Reilly claimed that requiring her to work for free at a Poundland store breached laws banning slavery and forced labour.

The University of Birmingham geology graduate lost her original case at the High Court.

But now the Court of Appeal has found in her favour.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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