Labor Trafficking in the Restaurant Industry

March 1, 2015
National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC)

Between 1/1/2014 and 12/31/2014, the NHTRC hotline received reports of 5,042 potential human trafficking cases believed to be occurring in the United States. 57 of these cases (1.1%) involved labor trafficking in the restaurant and food services industry. The following report is based on these cases.

Human Trafficking Hotline Statistics


signals were received by the Hotline in 2021. Includes calls, texts, and online chats and tips.

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