Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Selected News Feeds - Military Enforces Labor Law in Iraq

U.S. bars contractor firms from withholding employees' passports. Future contracts are to include guidelines on workers' rights.

BAGHDAD — The U.S. military said Tuesday that it had issued new orders to private contractors in Iraq to crack down on violations of human trafficking laws involving laborers brought from around the world to work at American bases and other sites.

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