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USA: Employee files class action lawsuit against Ikea over alleged age discrimination; incl. company statement
Author: Mark Wilson, Fast Company
"Ikea hit with new class action lawsuit alleging age discrimination", 22 Feb 2019 Ikea has been hit with its fifth lawsuit in just over a year in U.S. courts, alleging age discrimination. The first was in Philadelphia in 2018, when 54-year-old emplo...
Unions to file OECD complaint with Dutch NCP against IKEA for allegedly undermining workers' right to organise in the US, Ireland & Portugal; incl. co comments
"Unions accuse IKEA of undermining workers' rights in three markets", 27 September 2018...
Author: ONU Brasil (Brazil)
“O que as empresas estão fazendo para frear a torrente de plásticos?”, 9 de julho de 2018 ...Diante das consequências inegáveis da poluição por plásticos, pessoas de todo o mundo estão rejeitando os produtos descartáveis e se comprometendo...
Romania: Price pressure following Brexit threatens to worsen working conditions in garment industry, report finds
Author: Laura Stefanut, BalkanInsight
"Brexit Blues for Romania’s Embattled Garment Industry", 2 July 2018...
BIICL report: recommendations for business when nat'l law conflicts with int'l human rights standards
Author: Lise Smit, Arianne Griffith and Robert McCorquodale, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)
Report by Chartered Institute of Building analyses UK construction industry's response to Modern Slavery Act
Author: Emma Crates, The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
Construction and the Modern Slavery Act: Tackling exploitation in the UK, May 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Modern slavery
- Related companies: Arcadis Balfour Beatty Co-operative Group Coca-Cola Harbin Power Engineering (HPE) (part of Harbin Power Equipment) Hewlett-Packard (see HP) IKEA Land Securities Lend Lease Marks & Spencer Mars Marshalls Sainsbury's Sir Robert McAlpine Skanska Tesco Unilever Vinci Walmart
Author: Global Child Forum; Rightshouse
"Business Investments in Children's Education - A Mapping Study", March 2018...
Author: Cindy Huang, Center for Global Development
...One of the most promising entry points for global businesses is including refugees in hiring and supply chains. As employers and buyers at the helm of extensive supply chains that reach deep into local markets, global businesses can play an...
- Related stories: Access to work in Jordan & Lebanon for Syrian refugees, migrant workers & host populations
- Related companies: Airbnb IKEA