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Author: Oil-Workers’ Rights Protection Organization (OWRPO)
At least 7 people have applied to Oil-Workers’ Rights Protection Organization regarding...illegal reduction...Labor Code of Azerbaijan Republic had been violated by BP Exploration Caspian Sea Limited Company and at least a few courts’ decisions were...
...OWRO infers that Intertek Azeri, the Group’s business unit in Azerbaijan, has made a significant proportion of its workforce redundant and in some cases employees were forced to write their own letters of termination. OWRO’s statements in regards...
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UK firms to be forced to reveal where they pay tax, as we reveal one in four top names pay no corporation tax at all
Author: Alex Hawkes, Mail on Sunday [UK]
Britain is to drop its opposition to plans that will force all European companies to say what tax they pay wherever they operate. After agreement in Brussels...that Europe’s banks must reveal the taxes paid in each country, the Treasury is understood...
Author: Tripti Lahiri & Syed Zain al-Mahmood, Wall Street Journal
In the last week of October, a supplier for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. placed an order with garment-maker Simco Bangladesh...Simco subcontracted the work to another company without Wal-Mart's authorization, [a] Simco executive said. Wal-Mart, which said it...
Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
On 6 Aug 2012, China Labor Watch released...[a] report on Samsung’s supplier HEG Electronics...China Labor Watch reported issues of child labour and student labour exploitation as well as...the alleged failure of auditors to uncover the issues. On 8...
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