2016 Labor Trafficking Report

Asking the Right Questions: A Human Rights Approach to Ending Trafficking and Exploitation in the Workplace documents the human rights abuses experienced by workers in Minnesota. The report identifies failures in the existing government response to trafficking and recommends steps state and federal governments can take to ensure protection of workers and prevention of trafficking.  

The report provides:

  • First-hand experiences of trafficked and exploited workers in Minnesota
  • An overview of the state's responsibility in ensuring that all workers are able to choose employment freely and are fully compensated for their work
  • Tools to help workers, advocates, service providers, and government actors detect labor trafficking and exploitation
  • An analysis of the ways in which current protections fall short
  • Recommendations for improving compliance with international legal obligations to combat trafficking in persons

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