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Health: General (including workplace health & safety)

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3 December 2019

First stage of inaugural UK Fisheries Sector Human Rights and Social Welfare Baseline Project launched

Author: Human Rights at Sea

“UK fisheries sector human rights and social welfare baseline project gets underway”, 28 November 2019...

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3 December 2019
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Author: Agence de Presse Sénégalaise (APS)

"Les ICS invitées à mieux faire pour les populations de Méouane", 27 novembre 2019...

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3 December 2019
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3 December 2019

USA: Workers stage Black Friday protests at Macy's, Guess & H&M stores over working conditions & dismissals

Author: Michael Sainato, The Guardian

"US retail employees call out working conditions with Black Friday protests", 29 November 2019...

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3 December 2019
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2 December 2019
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Author: La Izquierda Diario

“Huelga de trabajadores de Amazon en centros logísticos de Alemania durante el Black Friday”- 29 de noviembre de 2019...

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2 December 2019
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Author: G1 - RO

“Ambientalista diz que é preciso 'atitude drástica' para frear o desmatamento em terras indígenas de RO” – 2 de dezembro de 2019...

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2 December 2019

Africa: Study claims artisanal & small-scale mining's negative impacts outweighs big mines'; incl. on health & environment

Author: Flavia Olivieri, Lifegate (Italy)

"Artisanal and small-scale mining in Africa, the environmental and human costs of a vital livelihood source"...

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2 December 2019

Amazon workers stage Black Friday protests across Europe & USA over 'exploitative' working conditions & low pay

Workers at Amazon warehouses and distrbution centres have staged protests - over low pay, poor working conditions and climate concerns - across Europe and the USA to coincide with the online retailer's annual discounted shopping day, Black Friday. Pro...

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2 December 2019

Democratic Republic of Congo: HRW report alleges European development banks are failing to protect Feronia workers on palm oil plantations

A new report by Human Rights Watch entitled "A Dirty Investment" alleges workers on Feronia-owned palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been exposed to hazardous pesticides, which causes health problems, and suffer abusive...

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