Sunday, June 3, 2018

Anglican and Catholic churches condemn 'car wash slavery'

From The Guardian-

The Anglican and Catholic churches in England have joined forces to urge people to watch out for signs of modern day slavery at car washes and report their suspicions to the authorities.
An app to help members of the public identify signs of forced labour is being launched on Monday by the Clewer Initiative, the Church of England’s campaign against modern slavery, and the Santa Marta Group, the Catholic church’s anti-slavery project.
The Safe Car Wash app has the backing of key agencies, including the police and councils, and is part of a drive to tackle the exploitation of workers at some of Britain’s 18,000-plus hand car washes. Many are legitimate businesses, but some threaten workers and trap them in modern slavery.
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