Tova: Daniel Pilgrim – First-hand account of shocking child exploitation at Gloriavale
Audio link to interview with Daniel Pilgrim.
An Employment Court ruling has found in favour of three former members of the commune all put to work from six years old.
The work conditions were laborious, often dangerous, required physical exertion over extended periods to turn a profit that went to Gloriavale.
Gloriavale tried to argue it wasn’t work, they weren’t employees. The court didn’t have a bar of it.
Daniel Pilgrim was working 60-70-hour weeks at the age of 15 and put to work at the age of six.