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Please sign this petition because it could be a salvation for us all

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sign2protectchildren Sun 29-Jan-17 16:08:42

Please share the link given below and sign the petition access by clicking on the link because this will help to stop the illegal employment or in extreme cases enslavement of children in the UK.

petition.parliament.uk/petitions/175995

Some employers boast they employ 100,000s of children to do the above type of work, and despite adults who do the same work being classed as employed workers the children are not even regarded as being employed. The result is many of them are being exploited –have no workers’ rights, are deprived of pay and can end up doing work such as for-profit clinical testing that is unsafe for them. Unlike child performance work such as that in modelling, acting and sporting events that is heavily regulated by the government, the government does not regulate this type of work. Furthermore, the employers generally avoid taking out Employers' Liability insurance to cover the children because they do not regard them as being employed and this is a breach of the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 because according to this law it is compulsory for them to provide them with this insurance cover. Irrespective of the legality of the above employment, unless there is a legally binding contract that says otherwise and this is difficult because children are legally entitled to void contracts, the children are entitled to a royalty on any products or services they assist with developing and yet little or no consideration is made with respect to this matter.

Sparklingbrook Sun 29-Jan-17 16:10:15

I think you may need MNHQ permission to post this.

LiviaDrusillaAugusta Sun 29-Jan-17 16:12:55

Reported

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