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19 February 2019

Study ranks EU states on human rights performance to help guide responsible investment decisions

Author: International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

On what criteria should investment decisions be made? How should states rank when it comes to non-financial information? What indicators should be used? The objective of the present study is to establish a methodology and classification system that...

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19 February 2019

UK: Equal pay claim brought by employees against supermarket Morrissons for allegedly discriminating against women

Author: Independent

"Morrisons faces Valentine's Day equal pay claim. A case of 'love me love equality'?" 16 Feb 2019...

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NGO rejoinder
18 February 2019
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Author: Wolters Kluwer (Pays-Bas)

« La Société Générale renouvelle son accord mondial sur les droits humains et syndicaux », 11 février 2019...

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Article
8 February 2019

Council of Europe publishes new handbook for legal practitioners on business & human rights

Author: Claire Methven O’Brien, for the Council of Europe

"Business and human rights", November 2018...

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Story
8 February 2019

New report on corporate disclosure under EU Non-financial Reporting Directive finds co's fail to provide meaningful information about impacts on human rights & environment

The EU Non-financial Reporting Directive which came into effect in 2018 requires large companies and financial corporations to disclose information regarding their impacts on society and environment. Civil society has however criticised that the EU...

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30 January 2019
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Author: I24news (Israël)

« Amnesty appelle à boycotter le tourisme dans les implantations israéliennes », 30 janvier 2019...

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30 January 2019

USA: Five plaintiffs sue Airbnb for allegedly discriminating against Jews after company removes listings from West Bank

Author: Marcy Oster, Jewish Telegraphic Agency (USA)

"American Jews Sue Airbnb, Alleging Anti-Semitic Discrimination", 28 Jan 2019...

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28 January 2019
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Author: Business Insider France

« Oracle a sous-payé des femmes et employés issus de minorités à hauteur de 401 M$, selon le ministère américain du Travail », 23 janvier 2019...

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Article
25 January 2019

USA: Restaurant fined $7000 over alleged transgender discrimination of customer

Author: Justin Wm. Moyer, Washington Post (USA)

"D.C. restaurant fined $7,000 after asking transgender woman for ID before letting her use bathroom", 17 Jan 2019...

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Article
23 January 2019

UK: NGO denounces the abuse of non-disclosure agreements by companies in maternity discrimination cases

Author: Laura Bates, Guardian (UK)

"Pregnant then screwed: how gagging contracts are used to silence sacked mothers", 22 Jan 2019...

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