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18 April 2019

Cambodia: Govt. supports UN's Future of Work Initiative and continues to comply with ILO conventions

Author: Sochan Ry, The Phnom Penh Post

"Labour minister: The Kingdom supports UN’s ‘Future of Work’", 12 April 2019...

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Article
17 April 2019

Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments & Textile currently does not deliver concrete improvements for workers, say CCC & SOMO

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign & SOMO

"Sustainable Clothing and Textile Covenant is currently a paper tiger", 15 April...

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Company response
16 April 2019

Blackstone's response

Author: Blackstone

While we are sympathetic to the situation of these workers, this factory was owned by a third party – not Jack Wolfskin. Furthermore, Blackstone no longer has any investment in Jack Wolfskin....

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Lawsuit
16 April 2019
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Author: Juca Guimarães, Brasil de Fato (Brazil)

“Relatório encomendado por MPF aponta casos de assédios, erros nos créditos e discriminação por gênero”, 5 de abril de 2019...

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Article
16 April 2019

European Parliament approves new rules to protect gig-economy workers

Author: BBC News

The law sets minimum rights and demands increased transparency for those in "on-demand" jobs, such as at Uber or Deliveroo....

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Company response
16 April 2019

Fast Retailing's response

Author: Fast Retailing

We really appreciate you give us an opportunity to include our company perspective....

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Story
16 April 2019

Indonesia: Labour groups call on Blackstone to pay garment workers $10.8 million still owed in severance & unpaid wages four years after factory closure

Four years after the closure of Jaba Garmindo factory in Indonesia and in light of new reporting, the International Labor Rights Forum, AFL-CIO, United Students Against Sweatshops, and Global Labor Justice are calling on the Blackstone Group to pay...

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Article
16 April 2019

Jordan: Al-Junaidi dairy company allegedly dismisses 120 workers following protests

Author: Ahdath 24

120 workers at Al-Junaidi dairy company, Jordan, Amman were arbitrarily dismissed by the company's management last Wednesday." according to the union. ...

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Article
16 April 2019

Philippines: Two women labour & indigenous rights defenders receive international awards

Author: Hans Thoolen

"Two women human rights defenders in the Philippines honored with international awards", 16 Apr 2019...

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Article
16 April 2019

Report looks at National Human Rights Institutions' work in facilitating access to remedy for business-related human rights abuses

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights & German Institute for Human Rights

"Case studies and workshop report: Remedy in business and human rights cases", 12 April 2019...

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