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15 April 2020

IOM publishes guidance for employers & businesses to strengthen migrant worker protection amid COVID-19 outbreak

Author: International Organization for Migration (UN)

“COVID-19: Guidance for employers and business to enhance migrant worker protection during the current health crisis”, 7 April 2020...

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8 April 2020

South Asia: IDSN calls for Dalit & other vulnerable supply chain workers to be protected from fallout of Covid-19

“Vulnerable workers in supply chain need urgent protection to survive impact of Covid-19”, 03 April 2020...

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7 April 2020
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Author: Servindi

“Pueblos Indígenas: Invisibles en las respuestas de los gobiernos”, 5 de abril de 2020...

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6 April 2020

Migrant workers in Kuwait & Bahrain face discrimination, disproportionate hardship under Covid-19 response

Author: Migrant Rights

"The COVID-19 crisis is fuelling more racist discourse towards migrant workers in the Gulf," 5 Apr 2020...

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3 April 2020

States use of digital surveillance technologies to fight pandemic must respect human rights, say civil society groups

Author: Access Now, Human Rights Watch, R3D: Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales & 103 other civil society groups

[W]e urge governments to show leadership in tackling the pandemic in a way that ensures that the use of digital technologies to track and monitor individuals and populations is carried out strictly in line with human rights... [A]n increase in state...

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3 April 2020

UAE: NGO calls out "discriminatory" roll back of protections on migrant worker contracts during Covid-19 outbreak

In response to the Covid-19 outbreak, the UAE labour ministry made the decision in March to allow companies to "restructure the contractual relationship" with their employers, including cutting salaries and putting workers on paid leave. ...

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30 March 2020

Somalia: Businesses fuelling insecurity by funding terrorism & promoting ethnic discrimination, claims columnist

Author: Osman Aidarus, MENAFN (Jordan)

"Chaos Profiteers: How Somalia's Business People are it's Main Nemesis?"...

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30 March 2020

USA: Supreme Court judgment in case against Comcast narrows scope for when plaintiffs can succeed on racial discrimination suits

Author: Ian Millhiser, VOX

"The Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision that bodes ill for the future of civil rights" 25 Mar 2020...

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27 March 2020

Commentary: Companies can be a powerful participant in preventing & mitigating stigma associated with COVID-19

Author: Global Business Initiative

“COVID-19 and combatting stigma: the role of responsible business”, 25 March 2020...

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26 March 2020

ERGO Network calls on employers to actively support Roma youth employment & truly inclusive workplaces

Author: ERGO Network

“Place for All: Inclusive work spaces are good for employers, employees & society”, 24 March 2020...

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