House Democrats Hold Forum on Combating Slavery At Sea; Focused on Hawaii
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton December 8, 2016
Congressional democrats would like to see legislation that would address some of the issues that have allowed crew abuses to occur on Hawaiian fishing boats.
Earlier this year, the AP reported on foreign crews not allowed ashore due to their lack of visas, who also worked for low pay and in some cases poor working conditions. Activists compared this to slavery at sea which has been documented...
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