Bonded Labor

  • (noun): An illegal practice in which employers give high-interest loans to workers whose entire families then labor at low wages to pay off the debt.

Some articles on bonded labor, labor:

Subjected - Types - Bonded Labor
... Debt bondage or bonded labor occurs when a person pledges himself or herself against a loan ... The services required to repay the debt, and their duration, may be undefined ...
Labour In India - Unorganized Labor Issues - Debt Bondage
... Further information Debt bondage in India Bonded labor is a forced labor relationship between an employer and an employee, where the compulsion is derived from ... Often the interest accrues at a rate that is so high that the bonded labor remains in the relationship for very long periods of time, or indefinitely ... the security of any employment including one offered in bonded labor form ...

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