UK's Labour pledges to tackle exploitation of migrant workers

April 18, 2015 12:18 PM

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UK's Labour pledges to tackle exploitation of migrant workers

LONDON (Reuters) - British opposition leader Ed Miliband said on Saturday that he would set up a new government unit to prosecute employers who exploit migrant workers if his Labour Party wins power in the national election on May 7.

In a major speech on immigration -- a widespread concern among Britons that has bolstered the anti-EU United Kingdom Independence Party -- Miliband set out how Labour would try to ensure immigrants did not depress British wages.

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