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Health & safety in the workplace

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1 November 2019

Malawi: Lawyers to launch 'landmark' case against British American Tobacco over child labour & poverty wages

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31 October 2019

UK: Amazon's transparency campaign accused of being a "stunt", following report highlighting high ambulance call-out rate at warehouse

Author: Iain Lynn, Lancashire Post

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23 October 2019

USA: Republic Services workers to strike over failed contract negotiations, as workers criticise low wages & poor safety investment, amid increased company profits & tax cuts

Author: Michael Sainato, The Guardian

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23 October 2019

UK: Council passes motion condemning shift changes for JD Sports warehouse workers, described as ‘a prison sentence’

Author: Nick Statham, Manchester Evening News

"'It's more like a prison sentence'... JD Sports urged to rethink Rochdale warehouse shifts after hundreds of complaints", 18 October 2019...

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23 October 2019

UK: Labour demands Prime Minister terminate government contracts with Amazon following findings on warehouse health & safety

Author: Matthew Young, The Mirror

"PM urged to act over ‘modern slavery’ in Amazon warehouses uncovered by Mirror", 22 October 2019...

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22 October 2019

USA: ‘Intense work pace’ at Amazon warehouses may increase risk of workers developing musculoskeletal disorders, report finds

Author: Alexia Fernandez Campbell, Vox

"The problem with Amazon’s speedy shipping, in one graphic", 18 October 2019...

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21 October 2019

UK: Workers report neglect of staff wellbeing at Amazon warehouse, including pressure on pregnant women to meet targets & staff falling asleep in toilet cubicles

Author: Matthew Young, The Mirror

"Amazon warehouse staff 'treated like slaves with 10-hour shifts and short breaks' ", 20 October 2019...

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21 October 2019

USA: Amazon warehouse worker who died of heart attack at work reportedly left on the floor for 20 minutes before receiving treatment

Author: Michael Sainato, The Guardian

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18 October 2019

Saudi Arabia: Two workers killed, two injured at SASREF oil refinery; includes company comments

Author: Arab News (Saudi Arabia)

"Two workers killed at Saudi Arabia's SASREF oil refinery," 15 Oct 2019...

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9 October 2019

Workers making kitchen countertops in the US & Australia allegedly falling ill due to silica dust exposure

Author: Nell Greenfieldboyce, NPR

"Workers Are Falling Ill, Even Dying, After Making Kitchen Countertops", 2 October 2019...

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