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7 July 2020

Asia Floor Wage Alliance examines challenges of COVID-19 for suppliers that translate into increased risk & burden of liability for garment workers

Author: Asia Floor Wage Alliance

"THE EMPEROR HAS NO CLOTHES: Garment supply chains in the time of pandemic, Isue III", July 2020...

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7 July 2020

Australia: Komatsu mining is sued by employee for ignoring numerous reports of sexual harassment and discrimination

Author: Tammy Mills, The Sydney Morning Herald

"'No place for a woman': Mining supplier sued for sexual harassment," 5 Jul 2020...

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7 July 2020

Bahrain: COVID-19 outbreak among Orlando Construction workers awaiting Labour Ministry decision on withheld wages & passports; co. did not respond

By June 2020, Migrant Rights reported that 150 workers at Orlando Construction Co. had not been paid for between three and six months. 30 workers are reported to have resigned, awaiting salaries, others continue to work without pay....

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7 July 2020

Bahrain: Ramee Group of Hotels workers left unpaid for 6 months & living in "dire conditions"; co did not respond

In May 2020 allegations emerged that 200 workers, employed in different hotels in Bahrain operated by the Ramee Group of Hotels, had been left unpaid since January 2020.  The workers were said to be living in "dire" conditions and were being provided...

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7 July 2020

Commentary: Bio-surveillance, invisible borders and the dangerous after-effects of COVID-19 measures

Author: Ayelet Shachar, openDemocracy (UK)

22 June 2020...

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7 July 2020

Electronics workers face dismissal, suspension of collective bargaining agreements, cancellation of wage increases

Author: IndustriALL

"Facing challenges in the ICT, electrical and electronics sector", (1 July 2020)...

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7 July 2020

France : Afriland First Bank files criminal complaint against Global Witness & PPLAAF for investigative report exposing alleged money laundering in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with company comments

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7 July 2020

Hong Kong: Facebook, Whatsapp and Telegram pause processing of requests for user data following passage of national security law

Author: The Guardian (UK)

“Facebook and WhatsApp pause Hong Kong user data requests”, 6 July 2020...

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7 July 2020

NGO and corporate members of the Voluntary Principles Initiative urge for respect of human rights in public security organizations

In July 2020, corporate and NGO members of the Voluntary Principles Initiative released a Joint Statement on Policing and Respect for Human Rights. Following weeks of demonstrations around the world condemning police brutality and systemic racism...

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