Human Traffic Watch

Anti-trafficking tsar warns employers: We will punish you for slave labour

In Bonded Labor, Debt Bondage among Migrant Workers, Forced Labor, Human Trafficking, Involuntary Domestic Servitude on February 7, 2013 at 9:15 am

The man charged with stopping modern-day slavery in Wales has warned employers who use labour exploitation: “We will bring you to justice.”

Stephen Chapman, Wales’ new anti-human trafficking coordinator, said the excuse that employers “do not know” their workers are trafficked would not wash.

He said anyone using trafficked workers could face prosecution.

Mr Chapman said: “Employers have a duty of care when they employ people. It is no use making an excuse.

“If you are paying below the market price for people you have got to be asking ‘Where are these people from?’”


Read more: Wales Online

  1. Reblogged this on oncesheltered and commented:
    This was a nice read this morning.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: