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26 July 2018

USA: Lawsuit alleges more than 500 people got sick after drinking contaminated water at a zip lining attraction

Author: Kristi L Nelson, Knoxville News Sentinel (USA)

"Family files class-action lawsuit against zipline after E. coli, norovirus found in water", 20 Jul 2018...

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23 July 2018

Walk Free Foundation releases Global Slavery Index 2018

Walk Free Foundation has published the Global Slavery Index 2018. The Index provides a country by country ranking of the number of people in modern slavery, an analysis of the actions governments are taking to respond, and the factors that make people...

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20 July 2018

FLEX launches action plan for govts. to prevent human trafficking for labour exploitation in global supply chains

A new FLEX blueprint sets out ten government actions to tackle human trafficking and forced labour in global supply chains through worker-centred corporate accountability.The research findings are captured in depth in the report: Seeing through...

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27 June 2018
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Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Zwangsarbeit, Kinderarbeit, Diskriminierung, Hungerlöhne, unsichere Arbeitsbedingungen, Drohungen und andere Menschenrechtsverletzungen in den globalen Lieferketten von Unternehmen sind ausführlich dokumentiert... Lieferketten sind komplex,...

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26 June 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The use of consumer protection laws for corporate accountability

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8 June 2018

Commentary: Misleading or incomplete disclosures about cos' corporate social responsibility can expose them to consumers' lawsuits

Author: Stephen E. O'Day, Edward A. Ezekiel, Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP via mondaq

"Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosures: Fodder for Class Action Lawsuits?", 7 June 2018...

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5 June 2018

USA: Court dismisses lawsuit against Mars over failure to disclose alleged use of child labour on its product labels

Author: Maria Dinzeo, Courthouse News (USA)

"Ninth Circuit Sides With Mars in Slave Labor Dispute", 4 June 2018...

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3 May 2018

USA: Rise in opioids deaths leads state officials to file claims against drug firms and distributors

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10 April 2018

Facebook to face lawsuits alleging failure to protect users' personal information over Cambridge Analytica data breach

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10 April 2018

USA: Car manufacturer Polaris to face lawsuit alleging co. knowingly sold defective vehicles posing high risk of injury to passengers

Author: Amanda Ostuni, Twin Cities Business (USA)

"Polaris Facing Class-Action Lawsuit for Faulty Vehicles", 9 Apr 2018...

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