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Forced labour & modern slavery


This section of our website covers forced labour & slavery, including modern slavery and historical forms of slavery.  For only items about companies' involvement in historical slavery , click here.

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18 August 2017

Fair Labor Association briefing on addressing forced labor risks in supply chains

[The Fair Labor Association's (FLA) briefing] focuses on best practices for identifying and eradicating forced labor at the supplier level. It explains the indicators of forced labor as incorporated into the FLA code, provides examples of risks and...

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18 August 2017

Modern Slavery Index: Amplified risks in European supply chains

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18 August 2017

USA: Rights groups file briefs to support plaintiffs in lawsuit against GEO Group over alleged unpaid labour at for-profit prison

Author: Erin Mulvaney, National Law Journal (USA)

"Advocacy Groups Side With Plaintiffs Alleging Unpaid Labor At For-Profit Prison", 17 Aug 2017...

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17 August 2017
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Author: Claire Commissaire, Libération (France)

« L'Union européenne, nouveau territoire de l'esclavage moderne », 16 août 2017...

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17 August 2017

UK: Convictions of criminal groups for slavery offences reveal extent of modern-day slave trade

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16 August 2017

Australian govt. proposes legislation that will make it a requirement for large businesses to report annually on their actions to address modern slavery

The Australian Government has announced its intention to introduce legislation that will require large businesses to report annually on actions taken to address modern slavery, including in their supply chains. A central repository for modern slavery...

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16 August 2017

Report alleges that China continues to use forced prison labour to produce exports to the US, in violation of US law and trade agreements

A staff research report of the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission alleges that China maintains a network of prison labour facilities that use forced labour to produce goods intended for export – a violation of US-China trade agreements...

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14 August 2017
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O Centro de Defesa da Vida e dos Direitos Humanos Carmen Bascarán (CDVDH/CB) e a Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT) lançam livro que analisa trabalho escravo, terceirização & violência na exploração madeireira na Amazônia.

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14 August 2017

Shareholder campaign to eradicate forced labour yields multiple corporate commitments

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR)

Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), a coalition of faith and values investors...announced [on 9 August 2017] breakthroughs with five companies they have been engaging to promote ethical labor recruitment policies...

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11 August 2017
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Author: Спортивный канал Znak.com

"The Guardian: рабочие из Северной Кореи строили стадион «Зенит Арена» в ужасных условиях", 26 мая 2017 года...

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