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Modern Slavery Act Statements - UK Home Office contacts thousands of organisations
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2018

The UK Home Office has recently issued letters to organisations which it believes are legally required to publish Slavery and Human Trafficking

The Australian Modern Slavery Bill: the next frontier in corporate accountability for adverse human rights impacts
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Australia
  • December 7 2018

Last week, the Australian Parliament approved the Modern Slavery Bill and it is set to come into force early in 2019. This post looks at the

Senate passes Modern Slavery Bill
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 29 2018

On 28 November 2018, the Senate passed the Modern Slavery Bill with amendments. This landmark legislation requires certain business entities to

Modern Slavery Act Statements - Compliance Update 2018
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2018

Anti-slavery compliance by businesses continues to be an area of focus for the UK and Scottish Governments. New guidance materials have been published

United Nations Further Deliberates a Treaty Seeking to Impose Corporate Liability for Human Rights Violations
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • Global
  • November 7 2018

Since 2015, a United Nations working group has met annually to negotiate and draft a multilateral treaty that addresses human rights violations

New York Lodging Industry: Post Your Human Trafficking Informational Cards
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2018

In an effort to continue to raise awareness of human trafficking and provide available services to victims, beginning October 14, 2018, lodging

Modern slavery legislation: What you need to know and how to prepare
  • HopgoodGanim
  • USA, Australia, United Kingdom
  • October 26 2018

The Modern Slavery Bill (Cth) (MS Bill) and the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW) (NSW Act) are Australia’s response to a recent global movement to

Improving the construction industry's understanding of modern slavery
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2018

Have you noticed that every few months, there is a headline in the news about modern slavery and that quite often it is related to the construction

Modern Slavery Act 2015: Under Review
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2018

Since its implementation, the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (“the MSA”) has not only increased public and corporate awareness of slavery in the modern day

New York Law Requires Human Trafficking Informational Cards in Hotels, Considering Employee Training
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • October 4 2018

All hotels in New York with at least five rooms will be required to post human trafficking “informational cards” throughout each hotel’s premises