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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...
Author: Amy Booth, The Guardian
"Buenos Aires judge bans delivery apps after road accidents spike", 16 August 2019...
Author: Yonhap, The Korea Herald
"GM Korea union enters partial strike for higher wages", 20 August 2019...
- Related companies: General Motors
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...
- Related companies: Akzo Nobel
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...
- Related companies: Costa Coffee (part of Whitbread)
"Merseyside Matalan warehouse workers strike in pay dispute", 19 August 2019...
- Related companies: Matalan
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...
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...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest Legal News
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...
- Related stories: Cambodia: 28 workers killed as building collapses in Sihanoukville
"Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement with Air Canada", 13 August 2019...
- Related companies: Air Canada