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January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Media Contact: Edgar Ndjatou, Executive Director
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https://www.workplacefairness.org/

Media Advisory: January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Workplace Fairness is #1 Most Comprehensive Online Resource for Information About Workplace Rights

WASHINGTON (Jan. 12, 2021)

Dear Journalists, 

Please share this information with your readers. Workplace Fairness is promoting it in an effort to help stop human trafficking.

WHAT: 

The national nonprofit, Workplace Fairness (WF), advocates for workers' rights and offers this important information during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. 

Human Trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. This crime occurs when a trafficker uses force, fraud or coercion to control another person for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or soliciting labor or services against their will. Force, fraud or coercion need not be present if the individual engaging in commercial sex is under 18 years of age. 

Human trafficking is happening all around us. Victims are often hidden away, but it is possible you will encounter individuals or situations of concern. Knowing how to ‘spot the signs’ could save lives. If you have any suspicions about human trafficking in your area you should report it. If you see something, say something. Call the National Human Trafficking Hotline / Get Help 1 (888) 373-7888

WHERE:  

Find social and legal services for victims and survivors of human trafficking, and connect with training and volunteer opportunities across the U.S. and its territories at the National Human Trafficking Hotline / Get Help 1 (888) 373-7888.

Workplace Fairness publishes a weekly newsletter, Workplace Week, which covers news and commentary on critical issues affecting employees and their advocates. Find helpful and more comprehensive information at https://www.workplacefairness.org/

To find out more about workplace rights and other related news stories, sign up for our E-Newsletter. The newsletter includes stories covered at Today’s Workplace Blog and the In the News sections of the website. 

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WF Note: You can help us in our effort to support employees, as they navigate these unchartered waters, by making a donation today. No amount is too small or too large. Together, we can ensure that individual workers are protected and empowered! Click here to make your contribution now!

With your support, we can continue to meet the changing needs of workers across the country. We can continue to expand our online platform with new and updated resources, and we can build new programs and projects that will help us reach more workers and provide even more help and information to America’s workforce.

We hope you will consider making a financial contribution to help improve workplace fairness across the nation. For more information about Workplace Fairness or how to support/donate to the organization, please contact Carole Bernard, Administrative and Development Director, at [email protected].

About Workplace Fairness 

Workplace Fairness is a nonprofit organization that provides information, education and assistance to individual workers and their advocates nationwide and promotes public policies that advance employee rights. The organization’s mission is to educate workers and their advocates about workplace rights and options for resolving workplace problems and that policymakers, members of the business community and the public view the fair treatment of workers as both good business practice and sound public policy. 

Private Interview Opportunities

Individual interviews with Workplace Fairness staff and members of the Board of Directors can be scheduled to discuss workplace issues for workers and employers.

 

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