Charles Kernaghan of the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights recently reported the following good news from Bangladesh: “At the Next Collection factory, we were able to demand the firing of ten corrupt and highly abusive senior managers. Today, the workers are no longer beaten, forced to toil 14- to 17-hour shifts, seven days a week, and cheated of their wages and overtime.
Today, December 18, is International Migrants Day. To mark the occasion, Verité is proud to announce the launch of a new eLearning course on human trafficking in the global economy. This course joins our recently released module on forced labor. It is free, self-paced and interactive, designed for business and other stakeholders to help them better understand, identify and address human trafficking in global supply chains.
A look back at the Top 5 Notable Moments for Verité in 2014.