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3 September 2018

USA: Coca-Cola to pay $ 2.25 mln. to settle 9 discrimination charges alleging co's failure to properly accommodate employees with disabilities

Author: Lisa Burden, HR Dive (USA)

"Coca-Cola to pay $2.25M, update return-to-work policy to settle ADA charge", 31 Aug 2018...

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22 August 2018
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5 August 2018

Australia & New Zealand: Workers with disabilities reportedly being acutely underpaid, some receiving only $1 an hour

Media reports cite employees with disabilities in Australia and New Zealand are being paid as little as $1 an hour. Rights groups say that the practice breaches international law and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with...

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3 August 2018

Commentary: Companies risk disability discrimination lawsuits if fail to address employees' mental health issues

Author: Charles Urquhart, Building (UK)

"Legal: Facing up to mental health", 2 Aug 2018...

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24 July 2018

EU: Parliament adopts resolution on rights of indigenous peoples; incl. recommendations on extraterritorial responsibility of European co's

Author: Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organization

"European Parliament Adopts Far-Reaching Resolution on the Rights of Indigenous People Worldwide", 23 July 2018...

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16 July 2018

United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights' statement at the end of mission to Kenya

Author: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

"Statement at the end of visit to Kenya by the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights"...

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3 July 2018
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Author: Pacto Global Chile

“Encuentro de Relaciones Laborales abordó la implementación de la Nueva Ley de Inclusión Laboral en las empresas” -  29 de junio de 2018...

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19 June 2018

Kenya: Court orders LafargeHolcim's subsidiary to compensate ex-employee for work-related hearing impairment

Author: Dzuya Walter, Citizen Digital (Kenya)

"Bamburi Cement ex-employee awarded Ksh.7.9M compensation"...

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14 June 2018

UK: Supreme Court rules self-employed contractor entitled to workers' rights in lawsuit against plumbing co.

Author: Sejal Raja, RadcliffesLeBrasseur (UK)

"Pimlico Plumbers – The final chapter?", 13 June 2018...

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6 June 2018
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Author: Bertrand Bissuel, Le Monde

« Emploi des handicapés : de nouvelles obligations pour les entreprises », 5 juin 2018...

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