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21 June 2019

ILO adopts new Convention on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

In June 2019, the ILO adopted a new Convention and Recommendation on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work, at the 108th session of the International Labour Conference....

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18 June 2019
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Author: Confederación Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Trabajadores Estatales, Clate

“Nuevo convenio OIT contra la violencia y el acoso laboral” 17 de junio de 2019...

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17 June 2019

Swiss women strike nationwide to demand equal pay, protest sexism & workplace inequality

Author: Jon Henley, The Guardian

"Swiss women strike to demand equal pay", 14 June 2019...

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12 June 2019

African trade unions urge government action on fair recruitment as cases of migrant labour exploitation in the Gulf increase

A study from the organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC–Africa), the umbrella body of all Trade Unions in Africa, found workers had experienced a range of abuses including unscrupulous recruitment agencies and fees, a lack of...

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11 June 2019
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Author: Claire Domenech, Capital (France)

« Harcèlement sexuel : comment les entreprises font taire les victimes », 8 juin 2019...

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10 June 2019

108th session of the International Labour Conference

The International Labour Organization (ILO) will hold its annual International Labour Conference  (ILC) in Geneva, starting on 10 June and concluding on 21 June 2019. The theme of the conference, which marks the ILO's 100th anniversary, is “Building a...

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27 May 2019
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Author: Amazônia Notícia e Informação/Ministério Público do Trabalho (Brazil)

“As ações cobram políticas efetivas para o controle do risco nas operações de crédito e relacionamento com os clientes, referentes a trabalho escravo, trabalho infantil e desrespeito às normas de saúde e segurança do trabalho”, 26 de maio de 2019...

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22 May 2019

USA: McDonald's employees file complaint alleging recurrent workplace sexual harassment

Author: Melena Ryzik, New York Times (USA)

"In a Test of Their Power, #MeToo’s Legal Forces Take On McDonald’s", 21 May 2019...

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21 May 2019

UK: Unions lobby investors to pressure Amazon to improve working conditions; Incl. co. comments

Author: Sean Farrell, The Guardian

"Unions lobby investors to press Amazon over UK working conditions", 20 May 2019...

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14 May 2019

ASEAN: Report reveals top-listed companies fall short of international norms in human rights disclosure

Author: ASEAN CSR Network, Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University & Article 30

ASEAN CSR Network, the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University and Article 30 published a collaborative report to establish a baseline understanding of human rights disclosure in the ASEAN region by probing materials made...

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