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19 May 2020

Central America: Unions call on govt.s & brands to support 80,000 garment workers during COVID-19

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18 May 2020

Guatemala: Indigenous Xinca community accuses Pan American Silver of exploiting COVID-19 pandemic

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15 May 2020

In Memory of David Petrasek

Image: University of Ottawa. Business & Human Rights Resource Centre are saddened to learn of the passing of David Petrasek, following a battle with cancer. Most recently Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa's School of Public and Inter...

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14 May 2020

Brazil: Bolsonaro revives 1970s military plan for soy corridor on the northern border with Suriname

 

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13 May 2020

Global civil society calls for support of artisanal mining communities in the wake of COVID-19

Over 70 global civil society organizations and community-based associations are calling governments, financial institutions, international organizations and private sector actors to support artisanal mining communities in the wake of the COVID-19...

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13 May 2020

Weekly Update 13 May: 6,500 Honduran workers face labour abuse & union busting on Fyffes' melon plantations

  Our run down of this week's top stories and breaking news about business & human rights. Includes company responses, the latest jobs and events announcements. READ THE FULL UPDATE Archive of past Weekly Updates since 2005 Weekly update sign-up

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12 May 2020

Myanmar: Garment workers allege factories are using COVID-19 to dismiss union members; Incl. company responses

Unions report Myan Mode, Rui-Ning and Huabo Times factories in Myanmar are using the COVID-19 pandemic as a pretext to target and dismiss unionised workers. Inditex sources from all three factories, BESTSELLER buys from Rui Ning and Huabo Times, while...

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12 May 2020

VIDEO: Al Jazeera panel on COVID-19 and migrant workers

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11 May 2020

UAE: Gasco Co. allegedly fails to provide healthcare as police urge employers to meet COVID-19 obligations

In April 2020, an Indian worker employed by Gasco Co. made a plea for assistance on social media, alleging that he was suffering coronavirus-like symptoms but that he had not received help from his employer....

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10 May 2020

India: Factory where deadly gas leak occurred found to be operating illegally until at least 2019

"Factory behind India gas leak operated illegally until 2019", 11 May 2020  The chemical factory that leaked gas into a coastal Indian city...killing at least 12 people and putting hundreds in hospital, was operating illegally until at least the midd...

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