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Author: The Mainichi
"About 60% of surveyed Japan freelancers harassed at work, labor laws insufficient", 12 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...
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...
- Related companies: Chucklefish
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...
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...
- Related stories: USA: Amazon accused of evading legal responsibility for fatalities & injuries linked to next-day deliveries; Incl. co. comments
- Related in-depth areas: Lawsuits Technology and Human Rights: Gig Economy
- Related companies: Amazon.com
Author: Claire Duffy, CNN Business
"McDonald's to start new worker training program following criticism over workplace safety issues", 28 August 2019...
- Related companies: McDonald's
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...
- Related companies: Ford
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...
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...