IMPORTER LA LIBERTÉ: Utiliser le U.S Tariff Act pour lutter contre le travail forcé dans les chaînes d’approvisionnement

“Un monde de plus en plus interconnecté a entraîné l’étalement des chaînes d’approvisionnement aux quatre coins de la planète. Mais quel est le coût humain de l’augmentation de la demande …

Travail forcé des Ouïgours : une plainte déposée en France contre quatre multinationales de l’habillement

Des ONG et une rescapée ouïgoure ont déposé plainte en France, vendredi 9 avril, contre quatre multinationales de l’habillement, accusées de tirer profit du travail forcé imposé à la minorité musulmane …

US bars rubber gloves from Malaysian firm due to ‘evidence of forced labour’

Top Glove, the world’s largest manufacturer of rubber gloves, has been banned from exporting its products from Malaysia to the United States after the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) made a …

Tobacco exporter faces slavery charges in landmark Brazil case

A large Brazilian tobacco exporter has been charged with using slave labor in the country’s first government action against a tobacco company for conditions on a farm, labor inspectors said …

S. Korea ratifies key UN labor conventions

South Korea’s parliament on Friday ratified key International Labor Organization (ILO) conventions on workers’ rights and forced labor, which have long stalled due to objections from businesses and conservative politicians. …

Modern Slavery Act: Five years of reporting CONCLUSIONS FROM MONITORING CORPORATE DISCLOSURE

The report takes our five years of work collecting and analysing statements and concludes that the UK Modern Slavery Act has failed in its objective to protect victims of forced …

PROSECUTION OF A FRAUDULENT LABOUR AGENCY IN TAICHUNG: AN INSIGHT ON THE EXPLOITATION OF MIGRANT WORKERS IN TAIWAN

On 28 January 2021, public prosecutors in Taichung indicted four individuals on charges of human trafficking, violations of the Employment Services Act and forgery of documents for their role in …

ILO Committee of Experts Annual Report 2021

 Application of International Labour Standards 2021 Addendum to the 2020 Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations International Labour Conference 109th Session, 2021 https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—ed_norm/—relconf/documents/meetingdocument/wcms_771042.pdf

Toward a new import ban on forced labor and modern slavery

The European Parliament has called for a new EU instrument that allows for import bans on products related to severe human rights violations such as forced labour or child labour. …

Issouf Coubaly v Nestle USA

Eight children who allege being used as slave labour on cocoa plantations in Cote D’Ivoire filed a lawsuit against Nestle and several other major chocolate companies. They accuse the corporations of …

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