Monitoring Compliance With Human Trafficking Rules

Law360, New York (December 2, 2011, 1:10 PM EST) -- On Nov. 18, 2011, the U.S. Department of Defense issued a final rule amending DFARS 242.302 to require surveillance of contractor compliance with human trafficking rules as part of contract administrative functions. “Administering Trafficking in Persons Regulations,” 76 Fed. Reg. 71830, does not change any contractor obligations. Instead, it addresses the DOD’s failure to include in contract administrators’ responsibilities the duty to monitor contractor compliance with anti-trafficking rules that have been in place since February 2009. 

The final rule sets out a single, general statement that...
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