Undocumented or informal workers have rights in Belgium, like any other worker. But often they are unaware of this, or too afraid of deportation to report violations.
Having documents is the key to many other causes of inherent vulnerabilities of migrant workers, such as cultural and language barriers.
Who is to blame in cases of forced labour? We have made a society wherein exploitation is not only possible, but is the best choice for millions of people.
What challenges are migrant workers in Belgium facing? And what does this have to do with globalization?