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What are the common challenges that human trafficking survivors face once they return to work? What are the signs that a human trafficking survivor is struggling on the job? How can the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) work with employers to create an environment where survivors feel comfortable requesting an accommodation?Number of Ideas: 7
The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) created the Comply Chain App to support employers in identifying and reducing human trafficking. How does the Comply Chain app align with the best practices from your industry? How can it be improved to address the needs of businesses?Number of Ideas: 11
How can the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) better engage with federal, state, and local governments, as well as non-governmental organizations, to better serve workers in industries where labor trafficking occurs? What materials can WHD distribute to workers to better assist them? In addition, how can WHD better work with criminal law enforcement to ensure ...Number of Ideas: 34
Does the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) need to produce worker rights educational materials in other languages? What other approaches should the agency consider to reach these workers? How can inspectors ensure vulnerable workers are comfortable providing information related to trafficking or other workplace hazards?Number of Ideas: 20
How can the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) educate farmworkers and agricultural employers on what constitutes labor trafficking? How can ETA and SWAs educate farmworkers about their labor rights and the resources available to them?Number of Ideas: 18
How can faith-based organizations help victims of labor trafficking? How can the Centers for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives (CFOI) help improve or expand faith-based organization efforts to combat forced labor and human trafficking? What barriers, if any, do faith-based organizations face when working to combat labor and human trafficking?Number of Ideas: 15
ATTN: If you are or know someone who is a victim of labor trafficking, please contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline by phone at 1-888-373-7888 or by text at BeFree (233733). A trained hotline advocate will talk you thorough the situation and connect you with services and, if appropriate, law enforcement.
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