Labor Trafficking

Labor trafficking is a form of human trafficking that involves the exploitation of individuals for labor or services. It can occur in many different industries and sectors, and it can affect people of all ages, genders, and nationalities.

Here are some examples of labor trafficking:

  • Forced labor in factories or sweatshops, where workers are forced to work long hours for low pay, without proper safety measures or legal protections.
  • Domestic servitude, where individuals are forced to work as domestic servants, often in private homes, and are subject to physical, sexual, and emotional abuse.
  • Agricultural labor, where workers are forced to work on farms or plantations, often under dangerous and exploitative conditions.
  • Construction labor, where workers are forced to work on construction sites, often without proper safety equipment or protection.
  • Forced begging or street vending, where individuals, often children, are forced to beg or sell goods on the streets, and are subject to violence and exploitation.

Overall, labor trafficking is a pervasive and destructive form of human trafficking that affects millions of people around the world. It violates the rights and dignity of its victims, and it undermines the global economy and society.

State Police Offer Tips to Recognize Human Trafficking – Eye On Annapolis
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State Police Offer Tips to Recognize Human Trafficking – Eye On Annapolis

With January being Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Maryland State Police are urging the public to recognize potential warning signs to reduce the chances of others becoming victims in the future. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, a child is trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation every two minutes in the United States. There…

'Furry' accused of forcing woman into porn looked up to Andrew Tate, Elon Musk: court docs
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'Furry' accused of forcing woman into porn looked up to Andrew Tate, Elon Musk: court docs

A Wisconsin “furry” accused of holding a woman hostage and forcing her to work as cam girl looked up to Elon Musk and Andrew Tate, according to a report. Austin Koeckeritz was being held Friday at a Pierce County jail on $300,000 bond. He’s facing a federal labor-trafficking charge for allegedly enslaving a woman between…

Officials Allege Illegal Child Labor at JBS Slaughterhouses – PETA
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Officials Allege Illegal Child Labor at JBS Slaughterhouses – PETA

Warning: images of animal processing BREAKING: Federal officials found that at least 31 children as young as 13 were allegedly employed illegally as night sanitation workers at slaughterhouses in the Midwest—including JBS Foods slaughterhouses in Grand Island, Nebraska, and Worthington, Minnesota. The children were allegedly working in hazardous conditions. Investigators found that some worked at…

Human trafficking event held in Camp Hill – WGAL
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Human trafficking event held in Camp Hill – WGAL

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The conversation around human trafficking continued Thursday in Camp Hill, Cumberland County. There were more than a dozen people who came to Christian Life Assembly to learn about the issue of human trafficking. The event was hosted by Greenlight Operations, which is based in Cumberland County. The founder, Jordan Pine, said…

FOX23 Investigates human trafficking, forced labor in Tulsa
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FOX23 Investigates human trafficking, forced labor in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — Human trafficking is a much bigger issue in Tulsa than many people realize. One kind of trafficking is called “forced labor.” It’s when people are forced to work, often in terrible conditions. FOX23 Investigative Reporter Janna Clark has been looking into this. This kind of human trafficking typically involves people from other…

UN Detects Fewer Persons Trafficked, According to New Report – The Epoch Times
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UN Detects Fewer Persons Trafficked, According to New Report – The Epoch Times

According to the United Nations Global Report on Trafficking in Persons for 2022, the number of people detected as trafficked dropped by 11 percent last year. While this is the first decline in 20 years, one of the report’s authors said it isn’t necessarily a cause for celebration. “We have not really seen a decrease…

Senate Passes 'National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month' Resolution
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Senate Passes 'National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month' Resolution

Washington—The Senate today passed unanimously a bipartisan resolution introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) designating January as “National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month.” “We can’t ignore the fact that, even in our modern society, sexual exploitation and forced labor continue,” said Senator Feinstein….

Mark Spisak, the head of Olivet Assembly, is being investigated for money laundering.
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Mark Spisak, the head of Olivet Assembly, is being investigated for money laundering.

Thе first indication that a monеy laundеring invеstigation into a small Amеrican Biblе collеgе has rеachеd thе top of an intеrnational Christian dеnomination is that fеdеral law еnforcеmеnt is looking for information on World Olivеt Assеmbly chiеf Mark Spisak. Onе of thе most sеnior disciplеs of Korеan-Amеrican clеric David Jang is Spisak, a thеologian who…

Federal government investigating possible human trafficking of children who cleaned slaughterhouses
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Federal government investigating possible human trafficking of children who cleaned slaughterhouses

Federal investigators are looking into whether 50 children — some as young as 13 — who were allegedly illegally employed cleaning Midwestern slaughterhouses were victims of labor trafficking, three officials from the Department of Homeland Security told NBC News. Homeland Security Investigations agents have interviewed children who worked cleaning a JBS Foods slaughterhouse in Grand…

US Office For Victims Of Crime Celebrates 20 years of Anti-Trafficking Programs
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US Office For Victims Of Crime Celebrates 20 years of Anti-Trafficking Programs

To mark National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the U.S. Office For Victims Of Crime (OVC) celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its Anti-Trafficking Programs on Thursday. The event highlighted the theme of Collaboration, Transformation, and Impact and how necessary grant funding has been for fighting human trafficking. “We will continue to bring the full force of…