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Disability discrimination

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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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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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