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Hurricanes & Human Trafficking: Natural Disasters Highlight the Vulnerability of America’s Farm Workers
“Natural disasters all over the world have similarly correlated with increased reports of sex and labor trafficking. When disasters strike, aftereffects often include displacement, job
“Farmworkers in New York now have rights to overtime pay and to unionize, but full implementation of a state law that guaranteed new workplace protections faces
“[E]ven as courts like these have begun to proliferate nationwide, New York’s own have come under increasing criticism, six years into their operation, that they
“Awareness of sex trafficking has risen while labor trafficking crimes have gone unprosecuted. The attorney general’s new task force seeks to change that.“ Read the
“‘Justice will not be denied just because it’s delayed,’ Gov. Roy Cooper said at a ceremony in November where he signed the new legislation. ‘Finally,
“A group of Democrats, including 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), on Tuesday introduced a bill to study the effects of a recent sex trafficking law
“With a decade for the world to meet a United Nations target of ending modern slavery, experts say anti-slavery efforts must be guided by survivors,
“An emergency room patient has a broken bone. Could she suffer from human trafficking, too? Thanks to a growing call to treat trafficking as a
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