Disability discrimination

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18 January 2019

Human Rights Watch's new world report explores role of businesses in abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch (USA)

World Report 2019, 17 Jan 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
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Author: BBC Mundo

La exitosa empresa que solo contrata a empleados autistas- 04 de enero de 2019...

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10 December 2018
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Author: El Diario de Carlos Paz

“Crean un portal de empleo para personas con discapacidad” – 30 de noviembre de 2018...

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7 December 2018

International co-operative movement adopts declaration on decent work

Author: Anca Voinea, Co-operative News

"International co-op movement adopts declaration on decent work", 6 December 2018...

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9 November 2018
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Author: Béatrice Bossard, La Nouvelle République (France)

« Le handicap n'est plus un frein au travail », 8 novembre 2018...

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1 October 2018
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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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