Human Rights in the Supply Chains of Australian Businesses: Opportunities for Legislative Reform

9 Pages Posted: 22 Sep 2016

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Brynn O'Brien

Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

Martijn Boersma

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Date Written: September 1, 2016

Abstract

This paper reflects on legislative measures that address human rights issues in global supply chains and argues that Australian government and companies should learn from measures taken in other jurisdictions in the face of urgent human rights abuses.

Keywords: supply chains; legislation; slavery; exploitation

JEL Classification: G38, M14, J80, J81, J83, J88

Suggested Citation

O'Brien, Brynn and Boersma, Martijn, Human Rights in the Supply Chains of Australian Businesses: Opportunities for Legislative Reform (September 1, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2841548 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2841548

Brynn O'Brien

Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) ( email )

Sydney
Australia

Martijn Boersma (Contact Author)

University of Technology Sydney (UTS) ( email )

15 Broadway, Ultimo
PO Box 123
Sydney, NSW 2007
Australia

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