RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Thomson Reuters Foundation writes in its latest report that Brazil will create a new “dirty list” of employers that engage in modern slavery, drawn from a roster of companies and people found guilty of the practice in labor courts.
The move by the Labor Prosecutor’s Office is aimed at shedding more light on slave labor, which Brazil formally acknowledged in 1995 existed in the country.
The new list will stand alongside another “dirty list” launched in 2004 which names employers deemed guilty by an internal government agency. Companies on that list are blocked from . . .