A New Class Of Calif. Supply Chain Disclosure Suits

Law360, New York (October 27, 2015, 10:54 AM EDT) -- J. Noah Hagey

Rebecca Cross In the past two months, six class actions have been filed in California federal courts against food product companies for failing to disclose alleged slave labor in their supply chains. These are the first lawsuits of their kind and we predict that more will follow.

California’s Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 became effective in January 2012. It requires companies with over $100 million in gross sales to disclose on their website efforts taken (if any) to “eradicate slavery and...
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