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Brazil: Repórter Brasil celebrates 15 years of fighting against slave labour, exposing companies that benefit from exploiting workers & the environment
Repórter Brasil, a leading Brazilian human rights NGO, celebrates its 15 years fighting against slave labour, reporting with humanity and exposing companies that benefited from exploiting workers and the environment. Marcel Gomes, the executive secret...
KnowTheChain: Ranking of 20 food & beverage companies on efforts to address forced labour in the supply chain
Forced labor risk: KnowTheChain benchmark finds major food and beverage brands’ response inadequate Findings report Company ranking Press release KnowTheChain, which ranked the 20 largest global food and beverage companies on ...
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- Related companies: Archer Daniels Midland Associated British Foods BRF Coca-Cola Coca-Cola FEMSA ConAgra Danone General Mills Hershey JBS Kellogg Kraft Heinz Mead Johnson (part of Bristol-Myers Squibb) Mondelēz International Monster Beverage Corporation Nestlé PepsiCo Tyson Unilever Wilmar International
USA: Judge finds no religious discrimination in lawsuit against JBS for not allowing Muslim prayer breaks
Author: Jeff Bahr, The Grand Island Independent (USA)
"No religious discrimination found in 2008 JBS dispute", 26 Sep 2016...
KnowTheChain invited 20 food and beverage companies to respond to engagement questions about their policies and processes on supply chain forced labour: the responses are considered in the evaluation of each company for the KnowTheChain benchmark,...
- Related in-depth areas: KnowTheChain - Food and beverage company disclosure
- Related companies: JBS
USA: Oxfam report finds poultry workers forced to wear nappies as they are denied adequate toilet breaks & suffer danger to health
From Oxfam America: "Chicken is the most popular meat in America, and the poultry industry is booming. But workers on the processing line do not share in the bounty. Poultry workers 1) earn low wages of diminishing value, 2) suffer elevated rates of...
USA: Muslim workers file religious discrimination complaint against hardware company for allegedly refusing to accommodate their prayer schedule
Author: Jack Jenkins, ThinkProgress (USA)
"This Company Fired Muslims Who Wanted To Pray On The Job. Now The Workers Are Fighting Back", 2 May 2016...
USA: Muslim workers file complaints against Cargill with govt. agency over alleged religious discrimination
Author: Emilie Rusch, Denver Post (USA)
"Fort Morgan workers accuse Cargill of federal employment discrimination", 07 Mar 2016...