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October 4, 2012

By Scott H. Amey, J.D.

Executive Order Focuses on Prohibiting Human Trafficking



An Executive Order details guidance for a new anti-human trafficking rule that will prohibit U.S.-facilitated trafficking occurring abroad. The EO strengthens the government’s zero-tolerance policy rules governing trafficking in persons.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

June 14, 2011

By Nick Schwellenbach

Documents Reveal Details of Alleged Labor Trafficking by KBR Subcontractor



KBR Labor Protest In December 2008, South Asian workers staged a protest on the outskirts of Baghdad. The reason: Up to 1,000 of them had been confined in a windowless warehouse without money or work for as long as three months.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

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