The image that Sarah O’Connor’s column brought to mind was day labourers hoping for work, massed outside workplace gates in the early 20th century (“What a ready-meals factory tells us about hidden inequality”, Opinion, October 20). However, today’s agency and other vulnerable workers cannot be photographed en masse waiting for work, as it is all hidden from general view online.

So we rely on journalists like Ms O’Connor. Thank you.

Deborah Cross
Sudbury, Suffolk, UK

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