slave labor


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Related to slave labor: slavery, Forced labor, Chattel slavery

slave′ la′bor


n.
1. a labor force of slaves or slavelike prisoners.
2. labor performed by such a force.
3. any coerced or poorly paid work.
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The Duterte administration wants to kill us by legalizing slave labor through compressed work week schemes,' Ustarez said.
Although this number is high, the country has been prominent in the development of actions to prevent and combat slave labor.
Download House overwhelmingly backs new sanctions against North Korea over slave labor NNA - Determined to exert greater economic pressure on North Korea, the Republican-led House on Thursday overwhelmingly voted to impose new sanctions on Pyongyang targeting its shipping industry and use of slave labor.
Slaves that worked there were well-fed and had decent lodgings provided by the government, which stopped hiring slave labor in 1802," O'Reilly said.
The author has organized the main body of her text in six chapters devoted to the pre-Georgia period of the 1720s, workers in Georgia from 1733 to 1736, discontent from 1736 to 1739, George Whitefield and the imposition of the slave labor system, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -- The Brazilian government plans to use drones to strengthen its fight against slave labor in rural areas, the Labor Ministry has said.
Sometimes, manumitting old and diseased slaves without much earning potential might have been financially advantageous, but after 1750 slave prices were on the increase, especially in Cuba and Brazil, making all slave labor more valuable.
7 -- British Police show that there is one law for the rich and another for the poor , while Alan Sugar who makes money from cheap imports from slave labor mocks Asian Workers on twitter and police claim there is no criminal offence in his Racist vile sick humor at Asian children.
In 1972, a war crimes trial in Germany ended in acquittal for the ex-police chief accused of liquidating the Wierzbnik ghetto, sending its residents off to Treblinka and to the Nazi slave labor camp at Starachowice.
effort to land a man on the moon, German-born rocket scientist Werner von Braun had a past in which he ran a Nazi weapons project that used slave labor to build the V-2 missiles that rained death and destruction on wartime London.
More than 25,000 Brazilian men are subjected to slave labor within the country, typically on cattle ranches, logging and mining camps, sugar-cane plantations, and large farms producing corn, cotton, soy, and charcoal.
In the case of free labor, the firm hires an additional worker of that occupation, whereas in the case of slave labor the firm buys a specific type of labor, such as a field hand or a cook.