Contractors Ignore Anti-Trafficking Rules At Their Peril

Law360, Nashville (September 19, 2016, 11:11 PM EDT) — Although awareness of anti-human trafficking regulations among government contractors is on the increase, some contractors are wrongly ignoring, or have yet to fully understand, the scope of their compliance requirements or the potential pitfalls that could trip them up.

Federal contractors have been subject to an increasingly stringent set of controls meant to help combat human trafficking since the 2003 passage of the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, which allowed for the termination of federal contracts for significant trafficking violations.

A related 2009 rule implementing the…

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