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9 July 2020

Australia: Subcontracting in high-risk sectors amid COVID-19 could worsen existing labour abuses, says ACCR

Author: Dr Katie Hepworth, Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility

“Broken chains of responsibility: Victorian COVID-19 clusters reveal subcontracting risks”, 3 July 2020...

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9 July 2020

Human Rights at Sea publishes report on fisheries observer protections & deaths at sea

Author: Human Rights at Sea

"Fisheries Observer Deaths at Sea, Human Rights & the Role & Resposibilities of Fisheries Organisations", 1 July 2020...

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9 July 2020

In the wake of the Osorno health emergency in Chile, SUEZ is served notice to amend its vigilance plan

Author: International Federation for Human Rights

Four organizations have today written to Bertrand Camus, SUEZ CEO, to ask him to provide details of the company’s planregarding its activities in Chile, where the multinational has a water-supply market share greater than 43%. Any failure to respond to...

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9 July 2020

India: Court action claiming coercion and unjust land acquisition initiated to stop development of Adani's Godda coal power plant

Author: Stephen Long, ABC News Australia

"Adani power plant and coal plans threatened by land owner court action", 10 July 2020...

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Story
9 July 2020

Indian workers in the Gulf choosing between contract changes or repatriation without wages & compensation

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Article
9 July 2020

Mongolia: Monitoring NGO reports partial progress in implementation of tripartite settlement between herders and Oyu Tolgoi mine

Author: Accountability Counsel

"From Paper to Progress - Tracking agreements between nomadic herders and Mongolia's largest copper mine"....

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Article
9 July 2020

Questions & Answers: SUEZ is served notice to amend its vigilance plan.

Author: International Federation for Human Rights

During the evening of 10 July 2019, some 2000 liters of oil were released at the Caipulli drinking-water treatment plant managed by ESSAL, a controlled entity of the French multinational SUEZ, which is responsible for the sanitation network in the...

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Article
8 July 2020

Aboriginal groups call for Rio Tinto to be stripped of human rights recognition

Author: Aaron Fernandes, SBS News

10 July 2020...

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Report
8 July 2020

Access to COVID-19 bailouts must be conditional on strong labour rights provisions & responsible business conduct

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Center for Economic and Social Rights

"Recovering Rights series: Business and human rights in a just recovery", 7 Jul 2020...

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8 July 2020

Europe: Poor working & housing conditions at meat packing plants responsible for COVID-19 outbreak among workforce, report alleges

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of workers at meat processing plants across Europe have become infected with the virus. A new report by the European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT) identifies poor...

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