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12 November 2018
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Author: Lamiae Boumahrou, Eco Actu (Maroc)

« Plan national santé et sécurité au travail : Bientôt une première au Maroc », 8 novembre 2018...

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11 November 2018

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...

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10 November 2018

Japan: Foreign labourer ‘interns’ testify to violations at gathering at parliament

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...

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8 November 2018

Pakistan: Audit report finds Nestle Pakistan extracting and wasting water without any costs

Author: DAWN, Pakistan

Audit report finds profit margins in bottled water sale unjustified, 31 October 2018...

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8 November 2018
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Author: Daniel Pelz, Deutsche Welle

"Verseuchtes Trinkwasser im Südsudan: Keine Hilfe in Sicht", 7. November 2018...

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7 November 2018

Canada: Nestlé allegedly extracting water from indigenous land without consent while local residents lack drinking water

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7 November 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...

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7 November 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"...

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7 November 2018

The Booming Construction Industry in Cambodia has been Built on Modern Slavery and Climate Change

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.

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5 November 2018

Myanmar: Workers of Fu Yuen Garment Factory end 72-day strike after signing contract

Author: HRM Asia

"Myanmar's garment workers resume work after ending 72-day strike," 05 November 2018...

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