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20 September 2019

Commentary: Recognising corporate watchdogs as an integral part of ethical outsourcing could help improve current auditing system

Author: Peter Bengtsen, Le Monde diplomatique

"Mica mining, why watchdogs count", April 2019...

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18 September 2019
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Author: Commoda Africa

"Dominique Ouattara plaide à Washington le dossier des enfants du cacao, tandis qu'Abidjan estime à € 116 millions la lutte contre ce travail", 19 septembre 2019...

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18 September 2019
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Author: Maimouna Dia, La Tribune Afrique (Maroc)

"Niger : le boom pétrolier ne sera pas « forcément avantageux pour les populations locales »", 17 septembre 2019...

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18 September 2019

Pacific: Forum Fisheries Agency to introduce measures to improve fishing crew welfare and pay

Author: Peni Komaisavai & Samantha Magick, Islands Business

"Keeping our seafarers safe", July 2019...

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14 September 2019

Cambodia: The Ministry of Labour fines a brick kiln for using child labour after inspection

Author: Long Kimmarita, The Phnom Penh Post

"Brick kiln is fined $1,250 for exploiting child labour", 11 September 2019...

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13 September 2019

ECCJ publishes comparative legal analysis of HRDD laws and proposals in Europe

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice

"ECCJ publishes comparative legal analysis of HRDD and corporate liability laws in Europe", 12 September 2019...

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9 September 2019

China: Apple accused of violating labour laws as employees at iPhone factory found working 100 hours of overtime & being ‘punished’ for not meeting targets; Incl. co. comments

In September 2019, China Labor Watch released a report revealing numerous labour rights violations at the Zhengzhou Foxconn factory, the largest iPhone factory in the world. The report is based on the findings of undercover investigators employed at Z...

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8 September 2019

Cambodia: Govt vows to end child labour in brick industry by 2020; CSOs call for solutions to address poverty as root cause

Author: Leonie Kijewski, VOANews

"Cambodia Launches Campaign to End Child Labor in Brick Industry," 07 September 2019...

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13 August 2019

China: Amazon accused of child labour after schoolchildren found working in supply chain; Incl. co. comments

In August 2019, leaked documents to China Labor Watch revealed that more than 1,000 schoolchildren aged 16-18 were employed by Foxconn, Amazon's supplier, to meet targets during peak production periods. According to the documents, children were drafte...

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13 August 2019

China: Amazon and Foxconn respond to allegations of child labour in supplier factory

Author: VOA News

"Amazon Pledges to Probe Claims of Worker Abuse at China Factory", 12 August 2019 ...

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