Posts Tagged ‘Modern Slavery Bill’

Why New Zealand needs a modern slavery act

Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
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Walk into St Lukes mall in Auckland and you’ll find Body Haven massage on the second floor. Last year, the company was found guilty of paying a masseuse the equivalent of 86¢ an hour. It was ordered to repay the worker $8000 and put on a “stand-down” list preventing it from hiring migrant labour for Read more

Salvation Army says Canberra should expel diplomats with slaves

Monday, August 6th, 2018

The Salvation Army wants the Australian government to expel foreign diplomats implicated in cases of slavery in Canberra. This week the Australian Senate committee will hear evidence from industry and human rights bodies about the government’s draft Modern Slavery Bill. Despite media reports on the issue over the past year, the draft bill does not Read more