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$3.3 Million Judgment Entered Against Couple Accused Of Enslaving, Raping Housekeeper
Posted on 7 Sep 2012 by Emerson Heffner

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - (Mealey's) A U.S. Department of State information technology manager and her husband tricked an Ethiopian woman into accompanying them as their domestic servant to Japan, where they held her virtually as a prisoner in their home... Read More

Mexican Workers Claim Forced Labor In Federal Lawsuit
Posted on 28 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - (AP) A group of Mexican guest workers is accusing a former employer in a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court of engaging in human trafficking and forced labor. The suit filed in Nashville claims managers with Vanderbilt Landscaping... Read More

Housekeeper Sues Indian Diplomat In New York City Over Wages
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A former housekeeper for the top diplomatic official at India's consulate in New York has filed a lawsuit saying he took her passport and intimidated her into a year of forced labor, where she was subjected to 105-hour workweeks for... Read More