Health: General (including workplace health & safety)
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USA: California jury awards $29 million to woman claiming Johnson & Johnson’s talcum-powder-based products caused her cancer
"Woman awarded $29m in damages in Johnson & Johnson cancer case", 14 Mar 2019...
So. Africa: Union threatens to shut down operations at ArcelorMittal mine due to alleged poor working conditions; company comments
Author: Dineo Faku; The Business Report (South Africa) 13 March 2019
“Numsa to lead an indefinite shutdown of ArcelorMittal”...
Brazil: Forced labour, due diligence & beef and timber supply chains research results, includes outreach to companies
The University of Nottingham, BRICS Policy Centre, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Reporter Brasil and Core Coalition, with the support of the British Academy, have conducted a research on the Beef and Timber Supply Chain in Brazil in 201...
Cambodia: The Ministry of Labour takes legal actions against a brick factory owner for employing a minor
Author: Kunthear Mom, Khmer Times
"Ministry takes action against brick factory for employing minor", 13 March 2019...
Airlines ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets after Ethiopian Airlines flight crash killing 157 people; second accident involving same model in 4 months
Author: Kate Lyons & Lily Kuo, The Guardian
"Carriers ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in wake of disaster"...
Canada: Tobacco companies lose appeal in class action lawsuit by smokers about lack of warning re risks of smoking & ordered to pay CA$17 billion in damages
In 1998, Canadian smokers filed a consolidated lawsuit against the Canadian subsidiaries of British American Tobacco, Philip Morris International and Japan Tobacco International, namely, Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd.; Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. ...