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Did you know that a 10 lb bag of chicken quarters cost $4.99 in Austin, TX the day ICE arrested 680 at poultry processing farms – farms where people were responsible for hand cutting each quarter? Our demand for cheap goods is a contributing factor to the exploitation in the poultry processing industry.
Following a nomination process that began in May, and a rigorous review of more than 100 nominations from emerging changemakers by IS staff and our Selection Advisory Group, we are proud […]
The proposed Domestic Workers Bill of RIghts could codify workplace protections and standards that women of color in the industry have spent years organizing around; with the potential to impact 2.5 million domestic workers, including nannies, house cleaners, and home care workers.
A few committed tuna companies (Thai Union, Bumble Bee Foods and Clover Leaf Seafoods) are working consistently to improve their approach to human rights, with innovative measures to address modern slavery, such as digital traceability of fish, and measures designed specifically to protect migrant fishers from abuse.
In order to fully understand the ways survivors experience their exploitation and the ways traffickers defraud and coerce victims from other nations, we have to make an effort to understand the conditions survivors and traffickers experience in the source countries.
Models of behavior used by traffickers to recruit and exploit victims are almost identical across the world. Agricultural labor traffickers in Portugal, for example, fraudulently recruit migrant workers from neighboring […]