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Uncovering labour trafficking. Investigation tool for law enforcement and checklist for labour inspectors

Published in 2020
Pekka Ylinen, Anniina Jokinen, Anna-Greta Pekkarinen, Natalia Ollus, Katja-Pia Jenu

Helsinki 2020. ISBN 978-952-7249-31-4 (paperback), ISBN 978-952-7249-32-1 (PDF), ISSN 1799-5590, ISSN-L 1237-4741 (70 pages)

“Uncovering labour trafficking – Investigation tool for law enforcement and checklist for labour inspectors" was developed in the EU-funded FLOW project with partner countries Bulgaria, Estonia and Latvia. The investigation tool describes labour trafficking and exploitation in general. It also follows the progress of police investigations from start to finish. Moreover, it works as a concrete aid for coordinated and well-planned actions in effective labour trafficking investigations. In addition to English, the tool is also available in Bulgarian, EstonianFinnish and Latvian languages and the reports have been tailored to the local context in close cooperation with national authorities.

Labour inspectors can use the checklist specifically designed for them to assess whether the workers they encounter might be victims of labour exploitation or trafficking. By compiling hands-on techniques, recommendations and how-to’s, the tool is meant for the practical use of different authorities.

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