Worker Rights Information

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Employment rights (general) and concerns about exploitation

Everyone who works in the UK has some employment rights. These include rights to be treated fairly and equally, rights around pay and pensions, working hours and conditions. It doesn’t matter where you come from or what job you do. You can find out about worker rights here:


Guidance and Resources for Irregular Migrants (undocumented)

If you do not currently have authorisation to be in the country but are working, it can be very difficult to negotiate with your employer regarding pay and working conditions.

Working without authorisation in the UK is a criminal offence and those who are caught risk prosecution, imprisonment, fines or deportation.