Nestlé & Cargill v. Doe Series: The Prohibitions on Slavery, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking Meet the Sosa Test

“Slavery is among the oldest prohibitions under international law. In Nestlé USA, Inc. v. Doe I, slated for oral argument on Dec. 1st, however, the Supreme Court will consider whether to exempt …

Apple is lobbying against a bill aimed at stopping forced labor in China

Apple lobbyists are trying to weaken a new law aimed at preventing forced labor in China, according to two congressional staffers familiar with the matter, highlighting the clash between its …

After US Sanctions, Malaysia Migrant Workers Get Millions in Restitution from Glove Makers

Malaysian rubber glove makers have started paying back thousands of migrant workers for recruitment fees totaling tens of millions of dollars since the U.S. stopped importing from some of them …

Nestlé & Cargill v. Doe Series: Corporate Liability, Child Slavery, and the Chocolate Industry – A Preview of the Case

The world’s chocolate supply is undergirded by rampant practices of child labor under extremely hazardous conditions and, in some cases, slavery. According to the U.S. Bureau of International Labor Affairs, …

Enforcement of Act 446 crucial to ensuring country free of forced labour, human trafficking, says Saravanan

The continuous enforcement of the Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990 (Act 446) is crucial to ensuring efforts to eradicate elements of forced labour and human trafficking …

Uzbekistan not even close to meriting EU’s trade scheme

Imagine a man has for years been nasty to his family. One day he starts being a little bit nicer to them and promises to get much better in future. …

IMPORTANDO LA LIBERTAD – Utilizando la Ley de Aranceles de EEUU para combatir el trabajo forzado en las cadenas de suministro

El Human Trafficking Legal Center [Centro Legal de Trata de Personas] busca asegurar que sus recursos se encuentren disponibles en varios idiomas. Nuestra Guía Práctica, Importando la libertad: Utilizando la …

MENGIMPORT KEBEBASAN – Menggunakan Akta Tarif A.S. untuk Membanteras Masalah Buruh Paksa Dalam Rantaian Bekalan

Kini juga sedia ada dalam bahasa Melayu! Panduan kami untuk penyokong petisyen U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) untuk menyekat import ke A.S yang dicemari oleh kerjaburuhpaksa di rantaibekalan. BACA …

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Decision: Employees of the Fireworks Factory (Brazil)

The Inter-American Court declared international responsibility of Brazil in the case 12,428 “Employees of the Fireworks Factory at Santo Antonio de Jesus and their families, with respect to Brazil”. The …

The Kafala is alive and kicking… migrants where it hurts most

“There is a propensity to celebrate every small reform and new labour law legislation as the abolishment of Kafala. When states make that claim loudly, pressing into service all their PR …

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