Galdikas and others v DJ Houghton Catching Services Ltd and others

Practice – Pre-trial or post-judgment relief. The Queen's Bench Division in a case brought by the claimants who had allegedly been trafficked from Lithuania and subjected to severe labour exploitation against the first three defendants, held amongst other things that the claimants were entitled to judgment in respect of the defendants' failure to pay them for their work in accordance with the terms of the relevant Agricultural Wages Orders made under the Agricultural Wages Act 1948 in respect of work in the supply of labour to chicken farms in the United Kingdom.

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