Qatar World Cup construction workers sue US firm for labor trafficking

Dozens of Filipino workers who helped build stadiums that hosted the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar filed a lawsuit on Thursday claiming U.S. construction firm Jacobs Solutions Inc (J.N) subjected them …

We lie on the floor till someone buys us’: shocking allegations of UAE agencies’ abuse of domestic workers

Women seeking jobs as domestic workers in the UAE allege they are being detained and abused in squalid accommodation, while recruiters sell them over apps and social media platforms to …

The Uyghurs Forced to Process the World’s Fish

China forces minorities from Xinjiang to work in industries around the country. As it turns out, this includes handling much of the seafood sent to America and Europe. On a …

Special Issue – COVID-19: Labour, Migration, and Exploitation

“This Special Issue of Anti-Trafficking Review examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the lives of low-wage, migrant, and informal workers. With contributions from Australia, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Europe, Nigeria, …

Chinese immigrant workers sue over forced labor at illegal marijuana operation on Navajo land

Chinese immigrant workers allege they were lured to northern New Mexico under false pretenses and forced to work 14 hours a day trimming marijuana on the Navajo Nation where cultivating …

Chinese immigrant workers sue over forced labor at illegal marijuana operation on Navajo land

Chinese immigrant workers allege they were lured to northern New Mexico under false pretenses and forced to work 14 hours a day trimming marijuana on the Navajo Nation where cultivating …

Initial Assessment Report for a complaint filed by a coalition of 28 organizations about the activities of Levis Strauss & Co. (Canada) Inc.

The complaint alleges that Levi Strauss has commercial relationships with a Chinese company that is identified as using Uyghur forced labour — Jiangsu Guotai Guosheng. In order to address the …

Corporate ethics czar investigating Levi Strauss over alleged links to forced labour

Canada’s corporate ethics watchdog has launched an investigation into allegations that Levi Strauss Canada is working with companies that use forced labour in China. Sheri Meyerhoffer, the ombudsperson for responsible …

NGOs seek ‘essential’ changes to EU’s forced labour eradication proposal

Agroup of 16 NGOs, coalitions and trade unions, including IndustriAll European Trade Union, Clean Clothes Campaign Europe and the World Uyghur Congress, have written a joint letter to the European …

ASSOCIATION FOR THE RIGHTS OF HOUSEHOLD AND FARM WORKERS v. ATTORNEY GENERAL OF CANADA

This strategic litigation case is a highly significant one, both historically and globally. Canada and the world’s development are increasingly associated with international labour (im)migration schemes. With the abolition of …

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