27 Aug '11, 9am

What the World Is Doing To Prevent Human Trafficking and Slavery | Care2 Causes

What the World Is Doing To Prevent Human Trafficking and Slavery | Care2 Causes

Human trafficking and slave labor is a $32 billion underground industry, according to a CNBC documentary . There is, however, something being done to prevent that saddest of industries. Both California and the EU passed laws to prevent human trafficking during the last two years. Then California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the California Supply Chain Transparency Act into law on September 30, 2010. The Act, which goes into effect on January 1, 2012, requires retailers and manufacturers in California to disclose their efforts to stop human trafficking and slave labor from their direct supply chains. The law affects retailers or manufacturers with over $100 million in annual worldwide gross receipts. The Act created an Interagency Task Force to monitor and combat trafficking. In addition, the Act requires the California Franchise Tax Board to make available a list ...

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