United States: Five On Friday – Five Recent Developments That We've Been Watching Closely

Last Updated: August 24 2017
Article by Sarah A. Altschuller

It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.

This week's post includes: an announcement by the Government of Australia that it will move forward with the development of a new "Modern Slavery Act"; new commitments by five companies to prohibit recruitment fees in their supply chains; and decision by the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights in a case involving Anvil Mining.

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