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12 September 2019

Japan: Survey reveals 60% of freelancers experience workplace harassment despite new legislation

Author: The Mainichi

"About 60% of surveyed Japan freelancers harassed at work, labor laws insufficient", 12 September 2019...

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9 September 2019

UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries highlights the human rights impacts of the relationship between PMSCs and the extractive sector

Author: UN Human Rights Council (Geneva)

"Relationship between private military and security companies and the extractive industry from a human rights perspective. Report of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right...

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6 September 2019

UK: Former Chucklefish developers accuse co. of exploiting young employees incl. 'hundreds of hours' of unpaid labour, bullying & harassment

Author: Colin Campbell, Polygon

"Young developers on Starbound say Chucklefish exploited their free work", 2 September 2019...

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4 September 2019

Lesotho: Women's rights alliance group pressures Taiwanese factory into pact to end gender-based sexual harassment & violence at its plants

Author: Mark Gruenberg, Peoplesworld (USA)

‘Groups force Lesotho clothing factories owner to end gender-based violence’ 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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30 August 2019

USA: McDonald's launches training program to prevent harassment and discrimination

Author: Claire Duffy, CNN Business

"McDonald's to start new worker training program following criticism over workplace safety issues", 28 August 2019...

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27 August 2019

USA: Judge denies class action status for female Ford workers' sexual harassment case as allegations are not similar enough

Author: Jake Wittich, Chicago Sun Times

"Female Ford workers lose bid to certify class in sexual harassment case", 23 August 2019...

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23 August 2019

USA: Engineer files lawsuit against Uber based on sexual harassment & gender discrimination; incl. company statement

Author: Levi Sumagaysay, The Mercury news (USA)

"Uber faces another sexual harassment lawsuit from female engineer", 22 Aug 2019...

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19 August 2019
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Author: Anais Moine, Au Féminin

« Victoria's Secret dénoncent les violences dans le milieu de la mode », 9 août 2019...

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15 August 2019

Lesotho: Brands, trade unions and women's rights organisations sign binding agreement to tackle gender-based violence

Author: Solidarity Center

"Pact Combats Gender Violence in Lesotho Factories", 15 August 2019...

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