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20 June 2018
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Author: Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies aux droits de l'Homme

 « Améliorer la responsabilisation des entreprises et l'accès à des voies de recours pour les victimes de violations des droits de l'homme liées aux activités des entreprises au moyen de mécanismes non judiciaires relevant de l'État », 1 juin 2018...

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18 June 2018

Australia: Delivery firm Foodora faces legal action for underpayment, sham contracting

The Fair Work ombudsman has initiated legal action in what could be a landmark case for gig economy workers. It is alleged that food couriers should be classed as employees, rather than independent contractors, and are therefore entitled to employee...

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18 June 2018

USA: Railway co. to pay $3.2 mln. to settle lawsuit alleging gender discrimination in its hiring process

Author: Brianna Smith, Legal Reader (USA)

"CSX Transportation Agrees to $3.2M Settlement, Ending Discrimination Lawsuit", 15 June 2018...

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15 June 2018

Fact Sheet: Human Trafficking & Forced Labor in For-Profit Detention Facilities

Author: Alexandra F. Levy, The Human Trafficking Legal Center

"Fact Sheet: Human Trafficking & Forced Labor in For-Profit Detention Facilities. Strategic Litigation in U.S. Federal Courts", 2018...

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15 June 2018

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights reports on improving accountability & access to remedy for victims of business-related human rights abuse

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15 June 2018

USA: Ex-employee files lawsuit against solar energy co. alleging racial discrimination

Author: Tim Sylvia, pv magazine (USA)

"Vivint Solar responds to racial discrimination lawsuit", 14 June 2018...

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14 June 2018

UK: Supreme Court rules self-employed contractor entitled to workers' rights in lawsuit against plumbing co.

Author: Sejal Raja, RadcliffesLeBrasseur (UK)

"Pimlico Plumbers – The final chapter?", 13 June 2018...

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14 June 2018

USA: Poultry processing co. to face lawsuit over waste disposal practices that allegedly led to air & water pollution, health problems

Author: Mallory Metzner, WRDE.com (USA)

"Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Mountaire Farms", 13 Jun 2018...

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13 June 2018

Commentary: The rising trend of climate change litigation is one to watch

Author: Maysa Zorob & Marion Cadier, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

"Are courts the new front line for climate justice?", 13 June 2018 ...

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12 June 2018

China: Elderly woman declared innocent by court, years after being jailed for petitioning over land dispute

Author: Jun Mai, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

"Elderly woman exonerated after being jailed for petitioning over land dispute in China", 12 Jun 2018...

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