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New legislation helps human trafficking victims get on their feet


Here's Why You'll See This Red X All Over Your Facebook Feed Tomorrow


Massive Human Trafficking Sting Results in 474 Arrests and 55 Rescues


474 Arrested, 28 Sexually Exploited Children Rescued During Statewide Human Trafficking Operation


Los Angeles cops rescue Filipina in suspected trafficking case


Sex and labor trade victims speak out during Los Angeles march


California, uno de los estados con mayor índice de trata de personas en EEUU


Task force fights human trafficking in L.A. County


Inside the life: A closer look at sex trafficking in Los Angeles


Incredible journey: from domestic slave to the Democratic Convention


Minors won’t be arrested for prostitution in California


City Attorney authorized to pursue human trafficking awareness program


In secretive marijuana industry, whispers of abuse and trafficking


Foreign fishermen confined to boats catch Hawaiian seafood


More Than Drinks for Sale: This is a map of underground sex-slave bars in the U.S.


The Canadian indigenous community fighting sex trafficking


Benefits and risks of the "T" visa for victims of trafficking in persons


Faces of trafficking, slaves of the modern era


California bill would make testifying in court easier for young victims of human trafficking


State lawmakers' competing ideas on how to stop human trafficking prevent steps forward, critics say


Tráfico Humano: lo que debes saber y cómo hallar ayuda


My Government will lead the way in defeating modern slavery


Indonesian human trafficking survivor to speak at US Democratic National Convention


INTERVIEW - UK cosmetics firm Lush says mission for slavery-clean supply chain never ending


Tabrez Noorani: India’s Man in Hollywood


'Why human trafficking is a public health problem'


How to Find and Eliminate Slavery in your Supply Chain


L.A. bakery owners ordered to pay $15.3 million for abuse of workers on visas


Here’s How I Plan to End Modern Slavery


Working the Orchards, Dreaming of a Ranch


Oregon regulators say Uber drivers are employees


Car Wash Owners Sue City


Carwash owners file lawsuit against NYC over new rules


Pinellas commissioners moving forward with wage theft recovery program


Meet Washington’s wage and hour enforcer


The On-Demand Economy Should Be Challenged By Workers


California Gov. Signs Bill Protecting Workers from Wage Theft


Carwash Owners in New York Sue City Over Unionization Rules


Florida should do better by its minimum-wage workers


Papa John's franchisees slapped on wage theft


Papa John's Stores to Pay $500,000 Wage Theft Settlement


Undocumented Woman Faces 24 Felony Counts For Collecting A Paycheck


Workers Fight Back Against Racism, Wage Theft, Toxic Hazards, and Chronic Overwork at Brooklyn B&H Warehouse


Attorney says detainees should be paid minimum wage


Workers protest 'wage theft' at Natick housing development


Contractors blame downturn for theft of retirement funds


Court approves FedEx’s $228M settlement with drivers, resolving ‘misclassification’ claims


Forever 21 And Others Accused Of Skirting California Labor Laws Around On-Call Shifts


Airline service workers entitled to breaks, appeals court rules


Wage Theft In Berkeley


Students must fight for subcontracted workers’ rights


Area glass company owes $46K in unpaid wages, penalties


Papa John's Stores To Dish Up Half A Million Dollars In Wage Theft Case


NY task force on worker exploitation to hold first meeting


Hodges backs off on calls for a fair-scheduling ordinance


Independent truckers make more than employed counterparts, economist says


Los Angeles takes steps to form new office to enforce rising minimum wage


LA Workers Celebrate Passage Of The Fair Day's Pay Act


Editorial: Fighting wage theft


Papa John's Franchisee May Face Prison for Avoiding Overtime Pay


Minimum-wage jobs use, abuse workers


Hundreds march in support of workers' rights


The Latest: Brown rejects state penalties for campus assault


New law seeks to collect workers' unpaid wages


At NC Department of Labor, little help for unpaid workers


New York, Boston airport workers fight for wages, better conditions


Will Tampa Bay's wage theft ordinances spur the Legislature to act?


BCBG Hit With Wage Theft Class Action Over On-Call Shifts


Nanny sues Uber, Airbnb executives for alleged wage theft and sexual harassment


Protesters gather outside Indigo to demand back wages for dishwasher


Former Coaches Hall, Anderson Suing Penn State for Unpaid Wages


Measure To Prevent Wage Theft Introduced To Phila. City Council


Workers win $42,000 suit after saying they were denied overtime, minimum wage


Labor Department cracks down on Arizona medical transport firms


Workers Hold Wage Rally At Minneapolis City Hall


Hillsborough commissioners reach compromise on wage theft plan


Uber, Airbnb Execs Sued By Live-In Domestic Worker For Years Of Sexual Harassment, Wage Theft


Domestic worker accuses tech execs of sex harassment, wage theft


O.C. business owner convicted of tax fraud, wage withholding in L.A. public works projects


Commentary: Bill addresses uncertainties about piece-rate pay


Brown rejects labor-backed laws in sweeping bill package


State Steps Up Enforcement at Nail Salons


An Uber Union?


Governor Brown Signs New Law to Combat Trafficking

CAST, Polaris and Clear Channel Launch Anti-Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign

CAST, Polaris and Clear Channel Launch Anti-Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign


CAST's Statement on the Humanitarian Crisis at the Border


CAST at the United Nations

CAST Highlighted in Key Diplomatic Publication

CAST Highlighted in Key Diplomatic Publication

BEYONCÉ donates $125,000 to CAST through CHIME FOR CHANGE

BEYONCÉ donates $125,000 to CAST through CHIME FOR CHANGE

CAST Receives Presidential Award

CAST Receives Presidential Award

D.A. Lacey Unveils New Program  Aimed at Helping Young Victims of Sex Trafficking

D.A. Lacey Unveils New Program Aimed at Helping Young Victims of Sex Trafficking

Action Alert: Strengthen the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act

Action Alert: Strengthen the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act


CA Senate Passes Foreign Labor Recruitment Bill (SB 477)


National Human Trafficking Awareness Day


2013 Impact Report


Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Heads to the Governor’s Office


Foreign Labor Bill Passes California State Assembly


California Bill on Foreign Labor Recruitment Moves to the Assembly


Uniformity in Trafficking Laws


2013 Trafficking in Persons Report Focuses on Victim Identification


Sound of Change Concert kicks off the Chime For Change Campaign


CAST 15th Annual Event Recap


CAST in the Top 10 for People's Momentum Award Contest


Screening of Groundbreaking Documentary PLAYGROUND


Limited Edition T-shirts from The Hamper Partnership until March 31


Help CAST win a $10,000 grant!


President Obama Expected to Sign Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act

TVPRA Passed in the House!

TVPRA Passed in the House!


TVPRA Passed in the U.S. Senate!


Help CAST Pass Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act


NIJ Study on Trafficking of Migrant Laborers in San Diego


Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day


CAST in Forbes Magazine


Raise the Bar Hershey!

Gallant/CAST Launch Party

Gallant/CAST Launch Party




Hope Drives Human Trafficking Survivor Lauded By Obama at CGI


Updated Tools to Combat International Child Labor


'We were trapped inside': Pakistan factory fires kill at least 261


Trafficked for slave labor, Ima Matul survived with CAST


Ask Your Republican California Federal Representative to Co-Sponsor the Strengthening the Child Welfare Reponses to Trafficking Act


2012 Global Human Trafficking Conference


Runaway Girl


Nearly 80 Juveniles Recovered in Nationwide Operation Targeting Underage Prostitution


CAST Nominated for the 2012 Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Award


Support hotline to help end modern-day slavery


Freedom Here & Now: Ending Modern Slavery


Agricultural Slavery Film


Jessica a Short Film


Small Planet


Maria a Short Film


New Working Papers added to site


Senator Steinberg’s SB 1193 (Hotline Posting) Factsheet


My Female Faith Hero: Catholic Sisters


Rescue & Restore Special Report


The Body Shop: Striving to be a force for good


Hundreds Rally Against Human Trafficking in Pomona


U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on National Trafficking Month


Walkers warn Angelenos about human trafficking and slavery


Shop, Save & Support CAST


Voice of Survivors: Human Trafficking Prevention Month


Obama declares human trafficking prevention month


California law turns up heat on labor conditions


From the field: CAST volunteer mobilizes the community to help survivors of slavery


Sold into slavery as a girl, Shyima Hall becomes a U.S. citizen


China arrests 600 in huge child trafficking bust


Compliance is Not Enough: Best Practices in Responding to The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act


Effective Supply Chain Accountability


Trends in Exploitation Event at UCLA


Ask Your Representative to Co-Sponsor H.R. 2830


Police Arrest Thousands, Rescue 20 Minors in Juarez Trafficking Raid


U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Introduces Bills to Strengthen Child Welfare Agencies Responses to Trafficking, Establishes Task Force to Combat Cyber Human Trafficking


Maloney Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Fight Human Trafficking


Identification of human trafficking victims in health care settings


Ask Your Senator to Co-sponsor S.1301


Four hotspots indentified for human trafficking


EEOC Files Suit against Global Horizons


13th Annual Gala set for May 12, 2011


Picked Apart: Hidden Struggles of Migrant Worker Women in the Maryland Crab Industry


Don't miss the 2011 Freedom Network Conference


The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) Launches New Campaign in Times Square


Take Action: Tell President Obama to make the fight against slavery a priority


Injustice on our Plates: Immigrant Women in the US Food Industry- A Southern Poverty Law


EEOC: Employment Discrimination Laws ‘New Frontier’ In War Against Human Labor Trafficking


Labor Rights Advocates Congratulate Bridgestone/Firestone Workers in Liberia on Award


From The Star Advertiser: Scope of Isle Farm worker Case widens


January 11th Freedom Walk and Freedom Fair


Secretary Clinton’s Op Ed: An End to Human Trafficking


Supply Chain Transparancy Act (SB657) has been signed Into law by Gov. Schwarzenegger


Human Trafficking: One Woman’s Story, by Katherine Schwarzenegger


CAST Accorded 2010 Outstanding Resources Award


New materials for supply chain campaign


Supply Chain Transparency Bill Passes CA State Assembly Judiciary Committee


Driven by Globalization, Today’s Slave Trade Thrives at Home and Abroad




Current Bill List




Re-emancipation Proclamation


Support CAST while you surf the net, with


27 things you can do to fight slavery and trafficking


Senate Supply Chain bill 657


Symposium 2010 on Human Trafficking- the Price we pay- Feb 27th


Kansas City Star - Slavery in America


Senate to hold joint hearing on slavery and trafficking


Launch of CAST's student chapters


LA Marathon


The Journey- NPR story and art installation


Watch Baseball and Support Anti-Trafficking!


More Men Are Victims of Trafficking in Eastern Europe


Child Sex Slaves Treated As Criminals


New Director at ORR


Pamphlet Informs Potential Trafficking Victims of Rights, Resources


Wealthy Employers "Willfully Blind" to Domestic Servitude


California's Assembly Public Safety Committee Approves Anti-Trafficking Bill


Pope Praises Nuns' Anti-Trafficking Efforts


Call Hershey to Demand End to Child Labor


MTV Fights Human Trafficking with Anime?


Hillary Clinton's Anti-Trafficking Op-Ed for WaPo


Attorney General’s Annual Report on Human Trafficking Released


Hillary Clinton Introduces 9th Annual TIP Report


Protections for Victims of Trafficking in California


Fourth AB 988 (BROWNLEY, 2009)Certification of Training and POST Training on U-VISA


Assisting Human Trafficking Victims AB 22 Requirement


Case Workers Privilege Fact Sheet


SB1564 Fact Sheet


Background Sheet AB 1002 (Fong & Ma) California Human Trafficking Trust Fund


CAST Followed Bills California State Legislation May 15th, 2009


Strings Attached, Ms. Magazine Spring 2009 Issue


The Epoch Times: "Human Trafficking in Europe Outweighs Drug Smuggling"




White House Press Room “President Obama Announces Another Key State Department Post”


LA Weekly “Enslaved in Suburbia: Inside the World of Indentured Servants and the Visa Violaters ...


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