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24 April 2019

Report: Apparel brands' purchasing practices are driving labour abuses in garment factories

Author: Human Rights Watch

""Paying for a Bus Ticket and Expecting to Fly": How Apparel Brand Purchasing Practices Drive Labor Abuses", 23 April 2019...

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8 April 2019

Kenya: Court orders Windsor Hotel and Country Club to compensate former employee for pregnancy discrimination

Author: Sam Kiplagat, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Windsor to pay hostess Sh2.6m for sacking over pregnancy"...

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17 March 2019
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Author: Kaosenlared

“Precarización laboral y discriminación: La realidad de la industria del salmón en Chile”, 17 de marzo de 2019...

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2 December 2018

Japan: Trainees forced to choose between abortion and job loss if found pregnant

Author: Ari Hirayama, The Asahi Shimbun

"Expectant trainees told to end pregnancy or leave Japan," 02 December 2018...

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23 November 2018

Danish Institute for Human Rights publishes mapping on women in business & human rights

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights

"Women in business and human rights", 21 Nov 2018...

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15 November 2018

USA: Ex-employees file lawsuit against cosmetics firm Avon alleging discrimination against pregnant & nursing women

Author: Andrew Keshner, Market Watch

"Avon ladies sue company for allegedly discriminating against pregnant, nursing workers", 14 Nov 2018...

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24 September 2018

USA: Govt. agency files lawsuit against Walmart alleging pregnancy discrimination

Author: Vanessa Romo, National Public Radio (USA)

"Federal Commission Sues Walmart For Alleged Discrimination Against Pregnant Employees", 21 Sep 2018...

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22 August 2018

Kenya: Former employee sues Jubilee Insurance for alleged pregnancy discrimination

Author: The Star (Kenya)

"Jubilee Insurance on the spot for firing woman over pregnancy" ...

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17 July 2018
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16 July 2018

Amazon workers strike over working conditions & collective bargaining rights urging customers to boycott Prime Day sales

workers at warehouses in England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Poland engaged in strike ...

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