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13 September 2019

Japan: 2 men file lawsuit against their employers for alleged demotion & pay cuts after paternity leave

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12 September 2019
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« Kering étend son congé paternité à 14 semaines rémunérées », 10 septembre 2019...

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5 August 2019

Lebanon: Companies boost equality in the workplace

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4 March 2019

Spain: Cabinet approves legislation aimed at fighting gender discrimination in the workplace; law requires co's to implement gender equality plans

Author: El País

The Spanish Cabinet of the Socialist Party government (PSOE) has approved a legislative decree that aims to fight against gender discrimination in the workplace....

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4 October 2017

USA: Increasing number of law firms adopt gender-neutral parental leave policies

Author: Staci Zaretsky, Above the Law (USA)

"Biglaw Firm Impresses Associates (And Staff) With Enhanced Parental Leave Policy", 28 Sep 2017...

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1 October 2017

Myanmar: ILO releases user-friendly guide to employment laws and Int'l Core Labour Standards

Author: Thomson Chau, Myanmar Times

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31 August 2017

USA: Govt. agency sues Estée Lauder alleging parental leave policy discriminates against fathers

Author: Daniel Wiessner, Reuters

"U.S. agency sues Estee Lauder Companies over parental leave policy", 30 Aug 2017...

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8 December 2016

USA: Ikea expands parental leave to include fathers, adoptive & foster parents

Author: Adam Shell, USA Today

"Ikea expands parental leave to all U.S. workers", 6 Dec 2016...

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23 February 2016

Verisk Maplecroft report identifies top 10 human rights issues for companies in 2016

Author: Matt Mace, edie.net

"Supply chain ethics and traceability among biggest business human rights issues, report finds", 19 Feb 2016...

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