Labour and Human Rights Briefing: Agricultural Supply Chains - Dec 2015

Author: Ergon Associates, Published on: 5 January 2016

[Includes updates on:] UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)...New resource on business and labour exploitation from FLEX and Freedom Fund...La Strada International and SOMO...guidance and tools for ‘Engaging the Private Sector to End Human Trafficking...18 living wage benchmarks under development for certified products...FLA-Nestlé partnership on reducing child labour in Turkish hazelnut production...Labour rights issues and community impacts in global poultry industry..New reports on slavery in seafood...Global baseline on land rights and indigenous peoples...Malawi: Report alleges land conflict and poor working conditions in sugar industry...Cocoa: Mars, Nestlé and Hershey sued for ‘failing to disclose child labour’...Uzbekistan: Mixed views on progress on forced labour in cotton industry...RSPO palm oil standards auditing practices come under scrutiny...India: New allegations of poverty conditions for workers on Assam tea estates...Australia: Workers criticise ‘opaque’ piece rate pay system on berry farms 

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