Enforcing the U.S. Ban on Forced Labor

Source: The new US ban on slave labor imports appears to have teeth — Quartz

A new rule to ban the US import of products made with forced labor could mean trouble for companies whose supply chains reach into the darkest corners of the global labor market.  Now, activists and companies are gearing up for a battle over the rule, which came into effect last month. A coalition of human rights advocates and labor groups are organizing to use the rule to force the seizure of imported goods and to call attention to dangerous labor practices abroad, even as companies respond to mounting pressure to clean up their supply chains.

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