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Canada: WestJet loses appeal of lawsuit accusing the airline of alleged gender discrimination & not providing harassment-free workplace
Author: Darryl Dyck, Canadian Press
"WestJet loses appeal of B.C. court decision on harassment lawsuit", 21 Feb 2019...
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Civil society calls for inclusion of gender provisions in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Standard
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) board will meet from 26 February 2019 to 28 February 2019 in Kyiv, Ukraine. On the agenda is a review of the EITI Standard, which outlines the requirements applicable to countries implementing...
Malawi: Negative consequences of mining continue to disproportionately affect women according to NGO
Author: Publish What You Pay
"Rural Women, Empowerment and Mining in Malawi", 24 January 2019....
UK: Equal pay claim brought by employees against supermarket Morrissons for allegedly discriminating against women
"Morrisons faces Valentine's Day equal pay claim. A case of 'love me love equality'?" 16 Feb 2019...
Human Rights Impact Assessment of Finnish food retailer's Italian tomato supply chains released as part of pilot on going "beyond audits"
The Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) of SOK Corporation's Italian processed tomato supply chains was prepared by Oxfam as part of a pilot for the company's new approach to assessing human rights impacts in high risk supply chains that goes ‘beyon...
Author: Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India
This National Action Plan reaffirms India’s commitments towards realization of human rights and promotion of socially responsible businesses. It provides an overview of India’s legal framework setting out the State’s duty to protect human rights, the...
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