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24 August 2019

NGO reports raise allegations against Glencore over workplace safety & environmental damage

In a report to the UN Human Rights Council, the European-Third World Centre (CETIM) details allegations of worker's rights abuses in Glencore's operations in multiple countries including Bolivia, Canada, Australia, Zambia, Colombia, and the Democratic...

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23 August 2019

Argentina: Buenos Aires judge bans delivery apps following Glovo courier road accident

Author: Amy Booth, The Guardian

"Buenos Aires judge bans delivery apps after road accidents spike", 16 August 2019...

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23 August 2019

South Korea: General Motors workers hold two day strike demanding higher wages

Author: Yonhap, The Korea Herald

 "GM Korea union enters partial strike for higher wages", 20 August 2019...

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23 August 2019

UK: AkzoNobel factory workers prepare to strike following management threats to withdraw from wage negotiations unless workers accept initial pay offer

Author: David Vincent, East Anglian Daily Times

"Factory workers threaten strike action in bitter pay dispute", 20 August 2019...

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23 August 2019

UK: Costa Coffee employers found deducting worker wages to cover running costs and till discrepancies

Author: Hanna Yusuf, BBC

"Costa Coffee: Employees call £200 deductions for training 'unfair'", 19 August 2019...

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23 August 2019

UK: Matalan warehouse workers strike after 'insulting pay offer' from management

Author: BBC

"Merseyside Matalan warehouse workers strike in pay dispute", 19 August 2019...

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23 August 2019

USA: Ex female engineer files lawsuit against Uber based on sexual harassment & gender discrimination; incl. company statement

Author: Levi Sumagaysay, The Mercury news (USA)

"Uber faces another sexual harassment lawsuit from female engineer", 22 Aug 2019...

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23 August 2019

USA: Former Circle K cashier files lawsuit against company over racial & sexual orientation discrimination; incl. company statement

Author: Janelle Griffith, NBC News (USA)

"She was taunted by co-workers as a 'man in a dress,' trans woman claims in suit against Circle K", 22 Aug 2019...

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22 August 2019

Cambodia: The govt. reviews the permits and safety standards of 297 construction projects in Preah Sihanouk since the deadly collapse in June

Author: Sokhean Ben, Khmer Times

"Committee inspects hundreds of projects", 21 August 2019...

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22 August 2019

Canada: Air Canada and union reach agreement guaranteeing wage increases and benefits for employees

Author: Teamsters

"Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement with Air Canada", 13 August 2019...

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