Senators Urge Trump Administration To Combat Human TraffickingDecember 4, 2019
U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) recently sent a letter to members of the Trump administration urging the federal government not to do business with contractors that have forced labor or human trafficking in their supply chains of companies.
Two executive orders (EOs), signed by previous administrations, aimed to curb the practice.
EO 13126 required federal contractors to certify that good faith efforts were made to determine whether forced or indentured child labor was used to produce or manufacture any product covered under a contract.
EO 13627 required federal agencies to ensure goods and services do not directly or indirectly involve human trafficking.
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