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2605, 2016

Diggin for questions – When to call a spade a shovel?

By |May 26th, 2016|Modern Day Slavery|0 Comments

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Gardening in this country is something of a sport. I understand that there are something like 27 million active gardeners in the UK. That’s about the same number as the number of slaves (we are told) globally. A correlation between gardening and slavery. Can that be right?

For some months now I have been […]

1504, 2016

Lessons in law: What should companies be disclosing about slavery in their supply chains?

By |April 15th, 2016|supply chains|0 Comments

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The US has seen a wave or lawsuits arising against companies alleging that their products have been made by slaves.

One of the latest cases brought in the US was Barber v Nestle, in August 2015. (Read detailed report).

The plaintiffs alleged that that Nestle had violated consumer protection statutes by failing to disclose that some ingredients in […]

2602, 2016

Legislation Update February 2016

By |February 26th, 2016|CLT Monthly legal insights|0 Comments

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All ears were poised to hear a landmark judgement in the case of Monica Sud v Costco Wholesale Corp, 15-cv- 03783, U.S District Court, Northern District of California (San Francisco). The California legislation TISCA has finally had an opportunity to flex its muscles as one of the first kind in this class action is brought. […]