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Shrimp Slaves Wait for Justice 8 Months After Thai Raid
Business  (tags: slavery, shrimp industry, human trafficking, Thailand, Burmese migrant workers )

Judy
- 85 days ago - hosted.ap.org
"I feel like I've been victimized three times. Once in the shrimp shed, the second time in ... jail and now again in the shelter," Tin Nyo Win said on a mobile phone smuggled in by another Burmese worker.
Have a Heart, Godiva!
Business  (tags: chocolate, labor rights, slavery, child labor, wages, petitions )

Freya
- 226 days ago - laborrights.z2systems.com
Godiva's golden heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and decadent chocolate-covered strawberries contain some unsavory ingredients: poverty and child labor.
Major US Tuna Brands Connected to Slavery at Sea and Human Rights Abuses - Greenpeace Blogs
Business  (tags: slavery, fishing industry, supply chains, Indonesia, U.S., Thailand )

Judy
- 539 days ago - greenpeaceblogs.org
The enslaved men featured in the AP story, primarily from Myanmar, were brought to Benjina, Indonesia and forced to fish for products that were then shipped to Thailand, where they entered the global seafood market, including American supply chains.
More Than 300 Slave Fishermen Now Safe on Indonesian Island
Business  (tags: slavery, seafood, slave-caught seafood, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, AP investigation, human rights )

Judy
- 540 days ago - cbs8.com
The AP had tracked a boat of slave-caught seafood by satellite from Benjina to a port outside of Bangkok. Records then linked it to the supply chains of some of America's largest supermarkets and retailers and among the most popular brands of pet foods.
How Some Prisoners Are America's Most Exploited Workers
Business  (tags: prisons, inmates, slavery, wages, work )

Freya
- 632 days ago - alternet.org
The wages paid to prisoners for labor inside prisons have declined over the past three decades.
Help End Domestic Slavery
Business  (tags: USA, slavery, abuse, ratify Convention 189 )

Dandelion
- 750 days ago - walkfree.org
Domestic work is a source of employment but the people behind these numbers are too often invisible behind the doors of private households and unprotected by national legislation. This allows for the worst types of abuse often amounting to modern slavery.
HELP END MODERN SLAVERY IN CORPORATE SUPPLY CHAINS~ ACTION
Business  (tags: Walmart, Costco, business, corporate, world, slavery, shrimp boats )

Nancy
- 802 days ago - campaigns.walkfree.org
Two big global retailers -- Walmart and Costco -- are named as customers of a seafood supplier in Thailand with proven links to slavery.(3) Which means that shrimp farmed with slave labor is ending up on your plate.
WENDY'S: HELP END SLAVERY IN FLORIDA'S TOMATO FIELDS
Business  (tags: Slavery, Tomato Fields, Wendy's )

Michael
- 929 days ago - walkfree.org
The situation in the U.S. tomato industry was so bad that one federal prosecutor called Florida "Ground-zero for modern slavery" but now we're on the verge of eliminating slavery in Florida's tomato fields.
Help End Modern Slavery in Hong Kong ACTION
Business  (tags: humanrights, Hong KOng, migrant workers, abuse, slavery, Indonesia, money, business )

Nancy
- 938 days ago - walkfree.org
After 8 months of being forced to work with no pay in a Hong Kong family's home, Erwiana's beaten and broken body was dumped at the city's largest airport with a one way ticket home and a frightening threat - tell anyone about what happened and your...
Tell Daewoo: Stop Supporting Slavery in Uzbekistan
Business  (tags: forced labor, Daewoo, Uzbekistan, cotton, slavery, International Labor Rights Forum )

Kellie
- 942 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Daewoo International Corporation is unabashedly profiting from forced labor in Uzbekistan, where the government mobilizes more than a million men, women and children each year to harvest cotton.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL PUBLIX: End Slavery in the U.S. Tomato Industry
Business  (tags: forced labor, tomato crops, slavery, exploitation, Publix, corporate, corruption, business, economy, ethics, news, money, SustainableDevelopment, politics, society, labor )

Cal
- 947 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Florida's tomato farms supply 50% of all U.S. fresh tomatoes but have also been called America's 'ground zero for slavery.' Countless workers held against their will, threatened with violence and forced to haul hundreds of heavy tomato buckets a day for
Ask Warner Bros. Where the Cocoa for Their Harry Potter Chocolates Comes From ACTION
Business  (tags: humanrights, slavery, crime, Harry Potter, Behr chocolate, world, business, corruption, money )

Nancy
- 1199 days ago - e-activist.com
Ask the CEO of Warner Bros. what steps they are taking to ensure Harry Potter chocolates are slavery free.An independent investigation into their supplier Behr's Chocolates led to a failing score of 1 out of 48 possible measures to ensure their operations
THERE'S SOMETHING ROTTEN IN THE U.S. TOMATO INDUSTRY - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, slavery )

Teresa
- 1234 days ago - e-activist.com
Florida's tomato farms supply 50% of all U.S. fresh tomatoes but have also been called America's 'ground zero for slavery.' Countless workers held against their will, threatened with violence and forced to haul hundreds of heavy tomato buckets a day.
The Real Price of Gold | A Truth Seeker's Journey To Life - Rings of Slavery
Business  (tags: slavery, gold, jewelry, price, equalmoney, abuse, consumers, corruption, cover-up, economy, ethics, government, investments, labor, lies, money, news, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment, world, business )

Bernard
- 1254 days ago - atruthseekersjourneyintolife.wordpress.com
Before you slip that gold ring onto your finger today or check the latest gold prices you may want to consider these facts. This is only a small percentage of what I could write about gold and I strongly recommend that you educate yourself about it.
Modern-Day Slavery and Human Trafficking: Is Business Ready to Face Up to It?
Business  (tags: corporate supply chains, Forced labor, human trafficking, slavery )

Joseph
- 1342 days ago - worldwidehippies.com
For far too long businesses have ignored the risk of forced labor in corporate supply chains -- a situation that reflects the failure not just of business, but of society at large to confront the inconvenient truth of modern day slavery. But at last we
 

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