Human trafficking and child labor exist in nearly every country and industry, and companies
need to find ways to address the issue in their supply chains, attorneys Bradford K.
Newman and Blake R. Bertagna say in this BNA Insights article. To provide businesses with
a comprehensive tool that will assist in addressing this problem in a real-world environment,
the American Bar Association recently adopted model principles on labor trafficking
and child labor.
The authors provide an overview of the ABA’s Model Principles and explain how businesses
can utilize a risk-based approach to adopt and implement them. The authors also offer
best practices in the form of five immediate steps companies can take to align their policies
and practices with these principles.
Reproduced with permission from Daily Labor Report, 85 DLR I-1, 05/02/2014. Copyright 2014 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) www.bna.com