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US class action lawsuit filed against Costco & CP Foods for selling prawns allegedly derived from slavery
USA: Costco settles last remaining claims in class action lawsuit over alleged gender discrimination
Investigation reports slave-live conditions on Australia's farms supplying supermarkets & fastfood chains; companies respond
A Four Corners investigation has revealed labour exploitation, slave-like conditions and black market labour gangs on farms and in factories supplying Australia's biggest supermarkets and fast food chains. The report found that crime syndicates and...
Author: Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility
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Author: Stéphane Lauer, Le Monde (France)
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Commentary: Academic urges stronger action by policymakers & industry on forced labour in supply chains
Author: Genevieve LeBaron, University of Sheffield, on OpenDemocracy
"Time to get serious about forced labour in supply chains", 7 October 2014 ...
Thailand: Costco, Morrisons, Tesco & others join CP Foods-hosted meeting on addressing trafficking & forced labour in supply chain
Author: Annie Kelly, Guardian (UK)
Author: Rebecca Smithers & Rowena Mason, Guardian (UK)
Retailers must do more to stamp out human rights abuses by their suppliers after a Guardian investigation found prawns sold in the UK were produced with the help of slaves, ministers are warning...Jenny Willott, the consumer affairs minister, said...
Author: Kate Hodal & Chris Kelly, Guardian
The Thai fishing industry is built on slavery, with men often beaten, tortured and sometimes killed - all to catch 'trash fish' to feed the cheap farmed prawns sold in the west…[M]any Thai officials not only turn a blind eye to abuse…they are often...