Illegalise unpaid internships/work
According to the IPPR there are about 130,000 people working as unpaid interns.
From the trade union website. (http://www.tuc.org.uk/economic-issues/internships-london-out-reach-most-uks-youngsters)
Although at times valuable, "too often internships are about exploitation, staff being undercut, and employers benefitting from a huge pool of cheap and willing labour".
Although I would say its not about willing labour, many don't have an alternative choice.
The naive recently graduated (who are heavily indebted due to Higher Education student loand) are perhaps the most vunerable.
Interns are doing real work, for full-time hours for no money, is this not a modern form of slavery?
The government needs to start funding companies for internships to be paid, and BAN all unpaid internships effective immediately.
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