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Australia: Asia Pacific unions form regional safety committee to improve operations safety of Hutchinson Ports
Author: The Maritime Executive
"Asia Pacific Labor Unions Collaborate on Safety Concerns," 08 November 2018...
- Related companies: Hutchinson Ports Australia
Several migrant labourers in Japan under the Technical Internship Trainee Programme (TITP) gave testimony at a gathering at parliament on the human rights abuses they had faced. One Vietnamese ‘intern’ stated he had been promised he would be trained in...
Author: DAWN, Pakistan
Audit report finds profit margins in bottled water sale unjustified, 31 October 2018...
Ecuador: Local govt. files lawsuit challenging mining concessions allegedly granted without prior consultation with affected communities
Author: Johnny Magdaleno, Reuters
"In Ecuador, landmark court cases challenge mining projects", 5 Nov 2018...
Kenya: Equity Bank dismisses employee for allegedly sexual harassing beneficiaries of bank's charity program
Author: James Kariuki, Business Daily (Kenya)
"Equity Bank top manager replaced over sexual harassment claim"...
The Cambodian construction industry is being built using blood bricks - bricks made using bonded labour. Climate change contributes to this as a key driver of debt and entry into modern slavery in brick kilns.
Author: HRM Asia
"Myanmar's garment workers resume work after ending 72-day strike," 05 November 2018...
- Related companies: Fu Yuen Garment Factory