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Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Country: China
Issues: Forced Labor

To: WRC Affiliate Universities and Colleges From: Scott Nova Date: March 23, 2022 Re: Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act I write to update you on the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (the UFLPA), signed into law by President Biden in December, and its impact on the collegiate apparel market. As you know, this law was…

The quest to find a sustainable prayer rug

Country: China, Global
Issues: Forced Labor, Health & Safety Violations, Living Wage, Wage and hour violations

Coalition Calls Passage of Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act a Defeat for Corporations Complicit in Forced Labor and a Huge Victory for Uyghur Human Rights

Country: China
Issues: Forced Labor

Washington, D.C. — On the passage of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, the Coalition to End Forced Labour in the Uyghur Region released the following statement: We applaud the House and Senate for passing the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, despite opposition from many of the nation’s most powerful corporations. By sharply constraining corporate complicity in forced…