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20 April 2018
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Author: AFP, The Huffington Post

« Face aux accusations de racisme, Starbucks va fermer tous ses cafés américains une après-midi pour sensibiliser ses employés », 14 avril 2018...

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5 April 2018

Australia: Department store Myer accused of discriminatory actions against an indigenous teenage customer

Department store Myer has been accused of racial profiling after a staff member called security guards to check on a teenage Aboriginal customer while he was shopping in its Perth store. Media coverage of the incident is linked below. ...

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22 March 2018

New report calls on businesses to protect human rights on digital platforms

Author: New York University Stern Center for Business & Human Rights

"Harmful Content: The Role of Internet Platform Companies in Fighting Terrorist Incitement and Politically Motivated Disinformation", Nov 2017...

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13 March 2018

Germany: New social media law criticised for violating free speech & shifting regulatory responsibility to co's

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Report
7 March 2018

Systems to protect workers remain scarce despite increasing human rights commitments, finds report on 600 US cos' sustainability progress

Author: Ceres, Inc.

TURNING POINT: Corporate Progress on the Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability is Ceres' third assessment of corporate progress against key expectations of The Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability. Using data provided by Vigeo Eiris, the report offers valuable...

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5 March 2018

EU reaches agreement on wage equality & equal rights for foreign workers

Author: Bernd Riegert, Deutsche Welle

"EU moves toward wage equality for foreign workers", 3 March 2018...

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26 February 2018
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Author: Waleria Schüle, twentyfifty

[D]er NAP [Nationaler Aktionsplan für Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte] fordert alle deutschen Unternehmen dazu auf, ihre menschenrechtlichen Auswirkungen zu überprüfen und etwaigen negativen Auswirkungen vorzubeugen....

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20 February 2018
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Author: LEXPRESS.fr avec AFP

« Arabie saoudite: les femmes peuvent désormais créer leur propre entreprise », 18 février 2018...

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27 January 2018

UK: Class action lawsuits against supermarkets Sainsbury's & Asda demand equal pay

Author: Louise Tickle, The Guardian (UK)

Nearly a thousand employees have now joined the action [originally lodged in 2015 by three female workers based at a Sainsbury’s in Shrewsbury and one in Fareham, Hampshire]... 17,000 Asda workers [...] are [also] claiming equal pay for jobs of equal...

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24 January 2018

EU: Instagram & Google+ join co's incl. Facebook, Twitter, Youtube & Microsoft in Commission-led anti-hate speech efforts

Author: Nikolaj Nielsen, EU Observer

"Instagram and Google Plus join EU anti-hate speech drive", 19 Jan 18...

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