Tag: human trafficking

Class action charges misrepresentation in policies and disclosures regarding slave labor in supply chain

by Cydney Posner As discussed in this Bloomberg article, Costco and some of its suppliers are facing class action litigation alleging that Costco misled consumers about the use of slave labor and human trafficking in its supply chain for the frozen shrimp it sells.  Concerns regarding human trafficking and slave labor […]

House bill to require disclosure of efforts to eliminate slave labor from supply chains

by Cydney Posner Yesterday, Representatives Carolyn Maloney and Chris Smith introduced H.R. 3226, the ‘‘Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2015.’’  The bill comes on the heels of articles about slavery and human trafficking like this one on the front page of the NYT, documenting the use of slave […]