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15 October 2018

Let’s seize the opportunity to ensure a strong, international binding treaty on business and human rights

Author: Makbule Sahan & Ruwan Subasinghe, Equal Times (India)

...[u]nions cautiously welcome the following key provisions of the Zero Draft:...

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15 October 2018
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Neue Recherchen der Clean Clothes Campaign, die am 24. September 2018 veröffentlicht wurden, besagen, dass viele Arbeiter*innen in H&M's Lieferkette unterhalb des Armutslohns leben und deshalb gezwungen sind, Überstunden zu verrichten. Die neue...

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15 October 2018

UK: Co's may be required to reveal ethnicity pay gap under govt. plans to assess whether mandatory reporting will help minorities at work

Author: BBC News

"Ethnicity pay gap: Firms may be forced to reveal figures", 11 Oct 2018...

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14 October 2018

UAE firm launches high-tech construction wear that monitors workers' health

Author: Neha Bhatia, ConstructionWeekOnline

"UAE firm creates sensor-fitted clothing for Gulf construction workers", 15 October 2018...

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12 October 2018
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Am 11. Oktober 2018 wurde von der Agentur für Wirtschaft & Entwicklung in Berlin der CSR Risiko-Check für den deutschen Markt vorgestellt. Das kostenfreie Online-Tool, welches von MVO Nederland entwickelt wurde, liefert Unternehmen mit...

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11 October 2018

Fashion Revolution releases Fashion Transparency Index Brazil 2018

Fashion Transparency Index Brazil 2018, 11 October 2018...

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10 October 2018

Professor John Ruggie provides 'Guiding Principles' for the business & human rights treaty negotiations in open letter

Author: Professor John G. Ruggie

"'Guiding Principles' for the Business & Human Rights Treaty Negotiations: An Open Letter to the Intergovernmental Working Group," 9 October 2018...

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9 October 2018
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Un miembro del sindicato de pescadores de Quintero-Puchuncavi, Alejandro Castro, de 30 años, fue encontrado muerto el jueves 4 de octubre en su casa, tras haber participado en gestiones para la liberación de manifestantes detenidos que protestaban por...

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9 October 2018
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Author: TeleSurTV

“Ataque en zona minera de RD del Congo deja 15 muertos” - 8 de octubre de 2018...

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9 October 2018

Australia: Amazon staff in Melbourne warehouse claim unsustainable work targets; harsh working conditions

Amazon recently agreed to raise wages for its US and UK staff. However, its warehouse in Melbourne, Australia, has been described as a "hellscape" with reports citing reliance on insecure casual employment arrangements, intense pressure to meet unsust...

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