Labor Pirate

Labor Pirate

A person or company that attempts to "steal" highly skilled or talented employees from competitors or other industries by offering better pay and benefits. For example, an accounting firm may hire a government auditor. Labor piracy is more common when labor is in high demand. See also: Headhunting.
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Even though I tried to argue that an Ethiopian maid, in most cases, is a victim of abuse by labor pirates and the musty market of human trafficking at its worst, many took these efforts the way they shouldn't be taken.