Health: General (including workplace health & safety)
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Danish Institute for Human Rights launches toolkit on human rights for policy makers and public buyers
Author: Daniel Morris, Danish Institute for Human Rights
“Driving change through public procurement: A toolkit on human rights for policy makers and public buyers (road-testing version”, 25 November 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Procurement
Author: El Economista
“Homicidio corporativo: un nuevo riesgo para las empresas”, 21 de noviembre de 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Últimas noticias legales
USA: New York state sues Chemours, Dupont, 3M for alleged contamination of drinking water by toxic substances
Author: Keshia Clukey, Bloomberg Law
"N.Y. Sues Chemours, DuPont, 3M over PFAS Contamination," 5 Nov 2019...
Bangladesh: Seven years after Tazreen factory fire, victims still seeking rehabilitation & compensation
Author: Dhaka Tribune
"Tazreen tragedy victims being remembered", 24 November 2019...
- Related stories: Bangladesh: IndustriALL Global Union, Clean Clothes Campaign & C&A outline compensation for Tazreen factory fire victims Bangladesh: Owners of Tazreen garment factory charged with homicide for fire killing 112 employees claim they are not guilty
- Related in-depth areas: Health & safety in the workplace
Canada: Report reveals poor working conditions migrant workers face in warehouses, including low wages & forced overtime
Author: Aaron Derfel, Montreal Gazette
"Many immigrant workers exploited by warehouse employers, labour report reveals", 24 November 2019...
Author: Efi Koutsokosta, Euronews
"Joseph Stiglitz : 'Nous avons besoin d'un nouveau contrat social'", 18 novembre 2019...
- Related companies: ExxonMobil
USA: Amazon workers protest amid reports of high injury rates, demanding better working conditions for holiday season
Author: Tracey Porpora, Staten Island Advance
"Protesters rally for better working conditions at Amazon on Staten Island", 25 November 2019...
USA: Investigation finds above average injury rates at Amazon warehouses, including large spikes during 'peak' holiday season
Author: Will Evans, The Atlantic
"Ruthless Quotas at Amazon Are Maiming Employees", 25 November 2019...