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In Summer 2019, Ryanair pilots across the world voted among their unions to strike in separate protests over poor working conditions, including wages and benefits. Comments from Ryanair in response to the strikes can be found in the articles below.
Ireland: Ryanair pilots vote overwhelmingly to strike over pay as airline accused of 'stalling' negotiations
Author: Simon Calder, The Independent
"Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote to strike", 9 August 2019...
- Related stories: Ryanair pilots set to strike globally over poor wages and working conditions
- Related companies: Ryanair
Author: Human Rights at Sea International
Human Rights at Sea publishes the Anglo North Irish Fish Producers Organisation (ANIFPO) voluntary annual human rights and business audits undertaken by Human Rights at Sea International Ltd (HRASi)......
Eight companies & 17 govts. support Christchurch Call to address terrorist & violent extremist content; civil society expresses concerns with the process
On 15 May 2019, 8 companies, 17 governments, and the European Commission adopted the Christchurch Call, a voluntary commitment to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. This call was proposed two months after terrorist attacks at two...
Ireland: Migrant fishing workers gain new immigration rights; move comes after union took Govt. to court for allegedly facilitating modern slavery
Migrants working on Irish fishing trawlers are to be given new immigration rights to protect them from trafficking and modern slavery. Under the deal agreed between the Irish government and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), non-EEA...
Honduras: Irish fruit company, Fyffes, expelled from Ethical Trading Initiative for violating workers´ rights to freedom of association
Author: The Grocer (United Kingdom)
“Fyffes expelled from Ethical Trading Initiative”, 26 de marzo de 2019...
- Related companies: Fyffes
USA: Environmental activists use climate change litigations to force oil companies & Govt. to cut greenhouse gas emissions
Author: Umair Irfan, Vox
"Pay attention to the growing wave of climate change lawsuits", 22 Feb 2019...
Author: International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
On what criteria should investment decisions be made? How should states rank when it comes to non-financial information? What indicators should be used? The objective of the present study is to establish a methodology and classification system that...
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Report condemns lobbying by electronics industry to create loophole in intl. law allowing European countries to export toxic electronic waste
Author: Sandra Laville, The Guardian
"UK worst offender in Europe for electronic waste exports – report", 7 Feb 2019...