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The ABA's Newly Adopted Principles Assist Companies in Eliminating Supply Chain

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 


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