Hidden Slaves: Forced Labor in the United States
by Kevin Bales, Laurel Fletcher, Eric Stover
Publisher: Human Rights Center 2004
Number of pages: 73
Forced labor is a serious and pervasive problem in the United States. At any given time ten thousand or more people work as forced laborers in scores of cities and towns across the country. Because forced labor is hidden, inhumane, widespread, and criminal, sustained and coordinated efforts by U.S. law enforcement, social service providers, and the general public are needed to expose and eradicate this illicit trade.
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