The Secretary of Labor Wants to Cut Funding for an Agency That Combats Human Trafficking
Acosta, who is currently under scrutiny for his 2008 plea deal for Jeffrey Epstein, has proposed an 80 percent cut to the Bureau of International Labor Affairs' budget.
The Department of Labor Is Making It Harder for Trafficking Victims to Get Protection
Advocates fear that a new policy on visa certifications will further discourage survivors from reporting crimes.
Viewfinder: A Raid on Suspected Human Traffickers in Guatemala
A Guatemalan policeman prepares to take part in an early morning raid during which a suspected human trafficker was taken into custody on May 29th, 2019, in Guatemala City.
Hilton's New Human Trafficking Policy May Hurt Victims More Than Help
By sharing ICE's tip line with guests, the international hotel chain exposes trafficking victims and others to greater possible harm.
The Law’s Tougher on Sex Workers Today Than It Was in the 19th Century
How suffragettes, wartime paranoia, and 9/11 stripped Victorian entrepreneurs of rights and reputation.
The Future of Work: A Living Wage and Freedom for Today's Slaves
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.
Don't Undermine Victims’ Rights in Fighting Sex Trafficking
Opinion: Three legal experts who have worked with victims of human trafficking argue that Prop 35, a laudable effort on California's ballot to address sex slavery, will actually set back existing efforts to fight the trade.