The International Labour Organization launched a study examining laws and policies of 90 countries to identify the efforts Member States have made to regulate or prohibit recruitment fees and costs charged to workers.
The International Organization for Migration’s new Global Policy Network on Recruitment will address shortcomings in regulation and enforcement that can exacerbate vulnerabilities and lead to gaps in the protection of migrant workers.
Verité CEO Shawn MacDonald and Liddy Manson, COO of PreciseTarget and Verité Board Chair, co-wrote this article for Digital Commerce 360.
Dan Viederman, Managing Director of Working Capital Fund and Verité Board Member, writes that “new approaches are urgently needed if the private sector is to grapple effectively with the persistent and widespread problem of forced labor in supply chains.”
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain shipments containing cotton and cotton products originating from the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC).