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12 Dec 2014

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Ethical Trading Initiative & British Retail Consortium

Briefing Note on the Modern Slavery Bill

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"Briefing Note on the Modern Slavery Bill", 5 Dec 2014

To date, ETI and BRC members have focused our influencing efforts on the Modern Slavery Bill in three areas and would like to see these strengthened in the final version of the Bill. Here, we list some of the proposed amendments tabled by MP's and Lords that align with these positions...As a coalition of major UK companies, trade unions and NGOs, we welcome the Modern Slavery Bill and the UK Government's commitment to eradicate the abuse and exploitation of workers, both in this country and globally. We congratulate the government in its ambition to be a global leader on this issue.

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UK Modern Slavery Act & Modern Slavery Registry

Ethical Trading Initiative & British Retail Consortium publish briefing note on UK Modern Slavery Bill