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6 May 2019

Australia: Supermarkets Coles & Woolworths pressured over alleged exploitation in labour supply chains

Author: Mahalia Dobson & Rhiannon Tuffield, ABC

"Coles and Woolworths urged to boycott suppliers linked to the exploitation of migrant workers", 3 May 2019...

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4 March 2019

Ghana: How trafficked children are enslaved in Lake Volta's fishing industry

Author: Dominika Kulczyk, CNN

"Freeing the child slaves of Lake Volta"...

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12 December 2018

Unilever celebrates human rights day with videos on salient human rights issues

Author: Unilever (UK)

"Human Rights: Making a positive and lasting impact", 10 Dec 2018...

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18 June 2018
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Author: Governo do Brasil (Brazil)

“Inspeção do Trabalho resgata 30 trabalhadores em condições análogas ao de escravo em Santa Catarina”, 11 de junho de 2018...

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10 April 2018
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Author: Prensa Latina (Cuba), Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos (México)

“Bajo explotación laboral jornaleros agrícolas en México”, 7 de abril de 2018...

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16 January 2018
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Author: Pedro Peduzzi, Agência Brasil (Brazil)

"Governo publica nova portaria sobre trabalho escravo", 29 de dezembro de 2017O Ministério do Trabalho publicou...[em 29 de dezembro de 2017]...portaria que revê pontos polêmicos relativos à fiscalização e divulgação de empresas cuja atividade faz uso...

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12 January 2018
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Author: ComunicaRSE

“Hugo Boss reconoce trabajo forzoso en su cadena de valor”, 9 de enero de 2017...

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9 August 2017

UK: Criminal groups supplying Sports Direct & major supermarkets convicted of modern slavery over exploitation of Polish migrant workers

Author: Felicity Lawrence, Guardian (UK)

"How Big Brands Including Sports Direct Unwittingly Used Slave Labour," 8 Aug 2017...

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19 July 2017
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Senado aprova reforma trabalhista que viola direitos trabalhistas protegidos pela Constituição e tratados internacionais de direitos humanos, afirmam autoridades. O Procurador-geral do Trabalho, Ronaldo Fleury, alegou que só foram incorporadas propost...

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13 July 2016

Are US Companies Starting to Feel the Repercussions of New Anti-Slavery Regulations?

Author: Source Intelligence

For decades, the US border customs agents have overlooked section 307 of the 1930 Tariff Act, which prohibited goods from entering the US made with the use of forced labor. Earlier in 2016, President Obama signed the Trade Facilitation and Trade...

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