8 Apr 2022

Slavery in NZ 'a lot more widespread than people think' - expert

From Checkpoint, 6:07 pm on 8 April 2022

Modern slavery isn't just happening in dark corners in far away places.

The government is proposing a new law that could force companies to weed out worker exploitation and slavery from their supply chains both in New Zealand and off shore or face penalties.

Chris O'Reilly from Kiwi insights business AskYourTeam has been helping eliminate modern slavery from New Zealand organisations setting up a platform where workers can use a smart phone to report abuse.

He talks to Lisa Owen.