Palm oil is found in everything from potato chips and pills to pet food, and also ends up in the supply chains of some of the biggest names in the $530 billion beauty business, including L’Oréal, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Avon and Johnson & Johnson, helping women around the world feel pampered and beautiful. The … More Rape, abuses in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands
Robert Teel has been appointed by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California as class co-counsel for a first of its kind nationwide forced labor class action case. The Court found that Mr. Teel and his co-counsel “will fairly and adequately protect the interests of the class” and “are well qualified, have … More Private Immigration Prison Must Face Forced Labor Claims as Class Action Against CoreCivic Certified
Fighting the scourge of forced labour November 2016 | FEATURE | LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT Financier Worldwide Magazine Few topics raise the hackles among the global populace as that of forced labour – a reality that essentially represents a scourge on humanity. A contentious issue, forced labour – especially child labour – has been on … More According to Robert Teel, a lawyer with a strong focus on forced labour and anti-human trafficking issues, the top five countries with the most enslaved people are India, China, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Russia. “India, with the second largest population in the world, is by far the worst offender with the largest absolute number of modern-day slaves estimated at 14.3 million people,” says Mr Teel.