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18 January 2019

USA: Google workers launch campaign to end mandatory arbitration for all forms of alleged discrimination

Author: David Ingram, NBC (USA)

"Google employees launch campaign to end all forced arbitration",  15 Jan 2019...

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16 January 2019

USA: Investors launch principles addressing sexual harassment and workplace misconduct

January 15th, 2019...

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15 January 2019
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Author: Nolwenn Weiler, Basta! (France)

"Un an après #Metoo, le monde du travail demeure-t-il une « zone de non droit » en matière de violences sexistes ?", 14 janvier 2019...

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13 January 2019

USA: 2018 report on state of human rights details violations of labour rights, access to water & free, prior & informed consent

Author: US Human Rights Network

In the United States this year...we have seen undeniable, egregious, and unapologetic violations of human rights... Illegal and immoral attempts to encroach on American Indian lands, territories, and the resources of Indigenous Peoples have always been...

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7 January 2019

India: To reverse decline of women in labour force, make working spaces safe

Author: Nishtha Satyam and Francine Pickup, The Wire, India

"To reverse decline of women in labour Force, India must make its working spaces safe", 2 December 2018...

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7 January 2019

India: Unsafe workspace has resulted in lower female workforce participation

Despite its growing economy, India has one of lowest female labour force participation rates in the world. The factors contributing to this phenomenon are multi-faceted. Concerns of personal safety, security including fear of sexual harassment and opp...

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7 January 2019

USA: Amazon settles workplace anti-transgender discrimination lawsuit

Author: Calum Stuart, Gay Star News

"Amazon settles workplace discrimination lawsuit by trans woman and her husband", 3 January 2019...

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21 December 2018

Amnesty Intl. finds high levels of online abuse of women on Twitter; incl. company comments

Following the launch of its "Toxic Twitter" report in March 2018, Amnesty International launched Troll Patrol, a global crowdsourcing effort to demonstrate the scale and nature of abuse that women continue to experience on Twitter. In collaboration...

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21 December 2018

UK: Govt. Code of Practice to tackle sexual harassment at work criticised for failure to put onus on employers to protect workers

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20 December 2018

USA: Law firms should set up policies & training against client harassment, say experts

Author: Caroline Spiezio, Corporate Counsel, on National Law Journal (USA)

"Harassment From Clients Can Stunt Women's Careers, but Few Firms Are Trying to Stop It", 17 Dec 2018...

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