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25 March 2020

Commentary: A post-pandemic world provides an opportunity to promote a new social contract & increase global sustainability

Author: Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC, via Medium

“Climate and Employment Proof our Future - a vision for a post-pandemic world”, 19 March 2020...

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25 March 2020

Commentary: As govts introduce radical support for workers amid COVID-19, it is creating a new social contract that should be defended

Author: Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC, via Medium

“A New Social Contract can rebuild our workplaces and economies after COVID-19”, 18 March 2020...

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25 March 2020

Commentary: Trump must invoke Defence Production Act to initiate private sector production of essential items amid COVID-19 outbreak

Author: Michael Posner, Forbes

“Why the Federal Government needs to lead on COVID-19”, 22 March 2020...

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20 March 2020

UK export credit agency accused of climate 'hypocrisy' in complaint to OECD over funding for overseas fossil fuel projects

Author: Jillian Ambrose, The Guardian

"Global Witness accuses UK of 'rank hypocrisy' on fossil fuel projects", 17 March 2020...

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19 March 2020

Australia: Govt. announces public consultation on development of an International Strategy on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

Author: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australian Government

"International Strategy on Human trafficking and Modern Slavery", March 2020...

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17 March 2020

Commentary: COVID-19 outbreak highlights need for protection of human rights online & scrutiny of internet service providers

Author: Marta Achler, European Center for Not-For-Profit Law

“COVID-19 responses - why we need to protect the human right to act and assemble online”, 13 March 2020...

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16 March 2020

USA: Companies release a signed letter calling on legislators to abandon anti-LGBTQ legislation

Author: Freedom for All Americans

"Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation", 11 March 2020...

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13 March 2020

Canada: Lush pushes Canada to accept US asylum seekers arguing US is not safe for migrants

Author: Stephanie Levitz, Financial Post

"Cosmetics company Lush calls for end of Safe Third Country deal with U.S.", 5 March 2020...

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13 March 2020

Council of Global Unions urges govts. & employers to prioritise workers’ health & rights in response to COVID-19

Author: Council of Global Unions Joint Statement (on IndustriALL)

“COVID-19: Urgent Economic Stimulus and Workplace Measures Required”, 12 March 2020...

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12 March 2020

Thailand: UN experts condemn abuse of judicial system by Thammakaset to harass human rights defenders

Author: UN Working Group on Business & Human Rights & 5 Special Rapporteurs

"Thailand: judicial system abused by business to silence human rights defenders – UN experts", 12 March 2020...

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