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22 June 2018

Japan: 70 percent of investigated companies violate rights of foreign labourers

Approximately 70 percent of companies investigated by the labour authorities in 2017 were guilty of labour rights violations against foreign labourers in Japan under the Technical Internship Trainee Programme (TITP). Violations included forcing ‘inter...

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21 June 2018

USA: CEOs speak out against Trump Administration policy of separating migrant & asylum seeking families

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Company non-response
19 June 2018

Alaqaria did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Alaqaria to provide clarify its relationship with HKH General Contracting, as well as explain what measures have been taken to resolve the situation of the workers. Alaqaria did not respond.

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Article
19 June 2018

UAE: Insurance policy helps low-income migrant workers travel back home during emergencies

Author: Ranju Warrier, Forbes Middle East

"How this entrepreneur built an insurance scheme for UAE’s blue-collar workers", 19 June 2018...

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19 June 2018

US migrant family separation: Microsoft issues statement following criticism over contract with US immigration agency

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Article
13 June 2018
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Author: Care France

« Ne jetons pas l'éponge sur les droits des travailleuses domestiques », 12 juin 2018...

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Report
11 June 2018

Report: How to promote responsible labour recruitment in the Gulf construction sector

Author: Mustafa Qadri, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Equidem; Nikhil Eapen, Equidem

"Responsible Recruitment: Addressing Gaps in Protections for Migrant Workers", June 2018...

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7 June 2018

ITUC Global Rights Index 2018 reports worsening workers' conditions and shrinking democratic spaces

Author: International Trade Union Confederation

"ITUC Global Rights Index 2018: Democratic space shrinks and unchecked corporate greed on the rise," 07 June 2018...

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6 June 2018
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Author: Tele Madrid (España)

“Nuevas denuncias por posible abuso laboral y sexual a temporeras de la fresa en Huelva”, 5 de junio de 2018...

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5 June 2018

Commentary: "Voluntary Work Programs" at US immigrant detention centres run by private prison cos. amount to forced labour

Author: Victoria Law, In These Times (USA)

"Investigation: Corporations Are Profiting From Immigrant Detainees’ Labor. Some Say It’s Slavery.", 29 May 2018...

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