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6 September 2019

USA: Former Amazon employees set up hotline for workers to report unsafe working conditions

Author: Edward Ongweso Jr, VICE

"Former Amazon Employees Helped Make a Hotline to Report Unsafe Working Conditions", 3 September 2019...

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5 September 2019

UK: Deliveroo riders stage ‘payday’ strike against pay cuts

Author: Robert Cumber, The Star

"Deliveroo couriers stage strike in Sheffield on 'busiest day', 3 September 2019...

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2 September 2019

USA: Amazon's decentralised next-day delivery network linked to exploitation of drivers, labour violations & fatalities; Inc. co. comments

Author: Caroline O'Donovan & Ken Bensinger, BuzzFeed News

"The Cost of Next-Day Delivery", 31 August 2019...

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16 August 2019

UK: Deliveroo and Just Eat couriers unite to demand better pay and protection against customer abuse

Author: Robert Cumber, The Star

"Just East and Deliveroo riders among food couriers demanding better pay and conditions in South Yorkshire", 12 August 2019...

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1 August 2019

Sri Lanka: Workers at glove factory strike over alleged union-busting by management

Since 2018, workers at ATG Ceylon Pvt Ltd. –  a British-Sri Lankan industrial gloves manufacturer – have been staging protests over alleged labour abuses and union busting at the company’s two factories based in the Katunayake Free Trade Zone....

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22 July 2019

Samsung accused of 'unsustainable labour practices' in its supply chain; Incl. co. statement

In 2019, investigative news reporters at Korean media outlet, Hankyoreh, released a series called “Global Samsung: A report on unsustainable labor practices", based on its investigations into mobile phone factories supplying to Samsung in India,...

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18 July 2019

USA: Members of Congress ask for probe on Amazon working conditions following 'Prime Day' protests

Author: Rebecca Klar, The Hill

"Democrats ask Labor Department to investigate Amazon warehouses", 16 July 2019 ...

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15 July 2019

Malaysia: Investigation reveals forced labour & migrant worker abuses at factories producing for electronics brands; Incl. co. responses

In June 2019, an investigation by Danwatch revealed abuses faced by migrant workers working at Malaysian factories producing components for major electronics brands and their customers, including Infineon, Possehl, ST Micro, NXP, Panasonic, Toshiba, N...

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12 July 2019

Canada: Campaign launched to highlight abuse BC Ferries workers face at work & company's slow response to allegations

Author: Lakshmi Sadhu, Daily Hive

"BC Ferries workers face verbal and physical abuse by disgruntled passengers, union says", 10 July 2019...

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Company response
11 July 2019

NXP's response

Author: NXP

...It is important to note that NXP is not a direct customer of Possehl. However, NXP does have a few products that contain materials that have been sourced from Possehl through sub-tier suppliers....

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