Consultation on labour exploitation in global supply chains

From: Employment and Social Development Canada

Current status: Closed

This consultation ran from May 17, 2019 to June 30, 2019.

We thank everyone who participated

We asked for stakeholder feedback on possible ways to address labour exploitation in global supply chains. This first phase of consultations responded to the 2018 report by the Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development. You can read the full report, A Call to Action: Ending the Use of all Forms of Child Labour in Supply Chains.

Consultation details

We sought information from stakeholders to help determine how to address labour exploitation in global supply chains, which could include:

  • child labour,
  • forced labour and
  • other human rights abuses.

Who was the focus of this consultation

Everyone was welcome to participate, however we were particularly interested in receiving feedback from key stakeholders, including unions, businesses, experts, investors and civil society organizations.

What the consultation was about

The feedback we received will inform any future legislation, or policy initiatives, on supply chains in Canada.

What we heard

Final reports

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