Did a Simple Ice Tea Help the Slavery Market?

by Sguimont on September 11, 2015 - 5:46pm

When you buy an ice tea at the grocery store after a long day outside at 40 degrees,your first expectation is probably not to encourage the human trafficking market. On august 28th, the cabinet Hagens Berman deposited a complaint against the agribusiness Nestle. The lawyers in charge of the case explained their objections by the fact that Nestle’s fish supplier workers are often men and boys bought in the human market. It is not the first time that Nestle has problems with the justice system about slavery, which surprises me. I know that in business, the most important goal is to make profit. However, to make thousands of millions dollars behind  kids and slaves’ back, in my opinion, is not rewarding. I am aware that Nestle was probably not informed about the working conditions of the suppliers' employees, but when you sign a contract of millions of dollars, should you not check into the company's background? No, of course not, you take the cheaper contract that rips off their employees…

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