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# mrci - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Worked for €2 an hour and forced to break the law - the plight of Ireland's au pairs

Camilla would routinely work 14 hour days for little money.

# mrci - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Care workers for elderly subject to harassment, racism and discrimination

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland is calling for a review of the home care sector.

# mrci - Thursday 17 July, 2014

New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers

The amendment passed yesterday addresses a loophole regarding compensation for work or services carried out by undocumented workers.

# mrci - Thursday 24 April, 2014

'A huge step towards justice': Migrant Rights Centre welcomes Bill on undocumented workers

The new law will allow undocumented workers to take legal action against exploitative employers.

# mrci - Friday 14 March, 2014

'I feel so safe in Ireland, but as an undocumented migrant I fear for my future'

Groups have said the government here should do the same for undocumented migrants as it is asking the US to do for undocumented Irish people living there.

# mrci - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Concerns that some embassies may be exploiting domestic workers

Ireland recently signed up to OSCE measures aimed at protecting workers, but the MRCI says some diplomatic households are still exploiting staff.

# mrci - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Concerns over Irish procedures for handling domestic slavery cases

The MRCI, which has dealt with over 200 cases in the last six years, says there are lessons to be learned from this week’s high-profile case in London.

# mrci - Friday 28 June, 2013

Column: Modern day slavery exists in many aspects of Irish life

Today, with the passing of the Human Trafficking Amendment Bill, we are one step closure to ending slavery in our country, writes Aoife Murphy.

# mrci - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Trafficked worker in Ireland: I was threatened, confined and treated as a slave

Over 180 cases of modern day slavery have been uncovered here in the last six years and victims are calling for protection in the law.

# mrci - Friday 31 August, 2012

Migrant rights group says High Court decision leaves undocumented workers vulnerable

Today the court overturned a decision to grant Muhammad Younis an award of €92,000 in an exploitation case.

# mrci - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Column: Why isn't modern day slavery criminalised in Ireland?

There have been 169 cases of forced labour in Ireland in recent years – and this is only the tip of the iceberg, writes Gráinne O’Toole.

# mrci - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

'Slaves' kept and forced to work in Irish homes and restaurants

People are being held in conditions with parallels to those suffered by 24 men rescued in England, a charity has warned.