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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


Eradicating Modern Slavery: How the new Modern Slavery Act affects your organisation
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 12 2018

The Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Act) was passed by the Australian Federal Parliament on 29 November 2018. It will take effect on a date to be proclaimed


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


Federal Government passes Modern Slavery Act
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 6 2018

Earlier this year, we reported that the Federal Government had introduced the Modern Slavery Bill 2018 (Cth) which, if passed, would introduce a


New law requires businesses to produce modern slavery statements
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • December 5 2018

The recent passing of the Modern Slavery Bill in Federal parliament means there are new reporting requirements for Australian organisations


Commonwealth Modern Slavery Bill passes parliament
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • December 5 2018

After a hotly debated parliamentary process, the Modern Slavery Bill 2018 (Cth) has passed both houses of parliament and now awaits royal assent as


Celebrating International Day for the Abolition of Slavery by Eradicating Forced Labor
  • Green and Spiegel LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2018

On December 2, Green and Spiegel US and the International Supply Chain Initiative (ISCI) observed the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery


Australia Passes Law Requiring Large Companies to Report on Modern Slavery
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • Australia
  • December 4 2018

On November 29, 2018, the Australian Government passed the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (the “Act”), which requires all companies operating in Australia


Workplace Relations Monthly Update - November 2018
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • December 3 2018

The former director of a Sydney newspaper publisher has been penalised after threatening and later sacking a journalist who sought assistance from the


Begin at the beginning - the structures behind modern slavery
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2018

For over 30 years, we have been marking the 2 December as the United Nation’s International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. The International Labour