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Wake Forest Law Review: Preventing Forced Labor in Corporate Supply Chains: The Fair Food Program and Worker Driven Social Responsibility

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Publication Date: 
July 14, 2017
Author: 
Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Greg Asbed & Steve Hitov
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When the Wake Forest Law Review decided earlier this year to dedicate an entire issue to the problem of human trafficking, they solicited an article from the CIW on the Fair Food Program and its unique success in preventing forced labor in agriculture.  That article, entitled “Preventing Forced Labor in Corporate Supply Chains: The Fair Food Program and Worker-driven Social Responsibility,” was published this month.  As soon as it was, it became the most thorough analysis to date of the FFP’s history, its roots in the CIW’s organizing approach, its unique mix of mechanisms and how those mechanisms work in concert to ensure effective monitoring and enforcement of the Program’s human rights-based code of conduct. Read the article here!

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