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16 January 2018

Canada: Govt. to announce new ombudsperson for “responsible enterprise”; role to cover extractive & other sectors

Author: Peter Mazereeuw, The Hill Times

“Champagne to announce new ombudsman for corporate responsibility Wednesday, after years-long campaign by human rights groups”, 16 Jan 2018...

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17 July 2017

Canada: Court rejects class-action suit against Joe Fresh & Loblaw on liability for suppliers' negligence in relation to Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh

Author: Hollie Shaw, Financial Post (Canada)

" Judge rejects Joe Fresh class action related to Bangladesh factory disaster ", 17 July 2017...

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15 December 2016

Bangladesh: Building safety of factories improved but progress on working conditions in apparel supply chains & retail outlets necessary, investigation finds

Author: Anjali Kamat, Slate Magazine (US)

“We Are Nothing but Machines to Them”, 15 Dec 2016...

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25 November 2015

Lawsuit against Loblaws Companies in Canada over risks in supply chain in Bangladesh to be test case for expansion of jurisdiction of Canadian courts, say lawyers

Author: Christopher Burkett & Jennifer Bernardo, Baker & McKenzie

"The Rana Plaza class action - is Canada the next frontier for global human rights litigation?", 23 Nov 2015...

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27 March 2015

Human Rights Watch calls on German clothing brands to increase supply chain transparency

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Germany: Clothing Brands Should Increase Transparency", 27 Mar 2015...

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17 March 2015
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Author: Human Rights Watch

« Cambodge : Les lois du travail ne protégent pas suffisamment les ouvrières et ouvriers du textile », 12 mars 2015...

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13 March 2015

Cambodia: Labour laws fail to protect garment workers; companies should disclose suppliers (Human Rights Watch)

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23 December 2013

$40 Million in Aid Set for Bangladesh Garment Workers

Author: Steven Greenhouse, New York Times

Eight months after the Rana Plaza factory building collapsed in Bangladesh, killing more than 1,100 workers and leaving hundreds of families bereft and financially adrift, several prominent retailers and labor groups have joined with the Bangladesh...

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2 December 2013

Ontario says no more sweatshops: report [Canada]

Author: CityNews.ca & 680News Staff (Canada)

Queen’s Park wants to ensure that clothing and other items worn by civil servants is not made in sweatshops…[T]he Ontario government will be introducing an ethical sourcing policy for companies that bid on those contracts…[A] similar bill was passed...

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8 July 2013

2 agreements to improve safety in Bangladesh garment factories launched this week: "Accord on Fire and Building Safety" and "Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety"

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