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16 July 2019

UK: Govt. releases guidelines on human rights defenders & outlines support to defenders working on business and human rights

Author: Government of the United Kingdom

"UK Support for Human Rights Defenders", 15 Jul 2019...

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15 July 2019

Amazon workers stage global 'Prime Day' strikes over poor working conditions

On 15-16 July 2019, Amazon warehouse workers around the world plan to stage strikes during 'Prime Day' - a two-day event where Amazon offers it's Prime members discount deals - over poor working conditions, including low wages, high targets, and dange...

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15 July 2019

Amazon's response

Author: Amazon

...Amazon products, including fashion and apparel, must be manufactured in a manner that meets or exceeds the expectations of Amazon and our customers as reflected in our publicly available Supplier Code of Conduct... including requirements that...

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15 July 2019

Boohoo's response

Author: Boohoo

... We recognise our duty of care to the people involved in the creation of our products......

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Story
11 July 2019

UK: P&O Ferries staff allege low wages & poor working conditions; Incl. co comments

In June 2019, P&O Ferries was accused of labour abuses and wages so low it amounted to "slave labour". UK Member of Parliament Karl Turner claimed in the House of Commons that some foreign staff on board P&O vessels received a wage of as littl...

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Article
9 July 2019

UK: Construction companies fined for safety code violations

Author: Hugh Fort, Get Reading

"Construction companies fined after worker seriously injured after fall", 8 July 2019 ...

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Article
9 July 2019

Victory over Vedanta

Author: Louise Eldridge, CORE Coalition

In a historic ruling, the UK Supreme Court has allowed 1,826 Zambian villagers to continue to pursue their case (Lungowe and others v. Vedanta Resource Plc) against UK-based mining giant Vedanta in the UK courts. The villagers from Chingola, in Zambia...

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8 July 2019

Charity & police break up UK's largest modern slavery ring; victims worked in farms, recycling centres, meat factories

Author: Ben Quinn, The Guardian

"Charity and police break up UK's largest modern slavery ring", 5 July 2019...

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8 July 2019

FLEX research project to explore adaptability of Worker-driven Social Responsibility to new contexts, incl. UK

Author: Meri Åhlberg, Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX)

''Putting the power in workers’ hands: FLEX scopes a new approach to tackling labour abuse and exploitation", 4 July 2019...

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8 July 2019

UK: Almost half of Londoners say City should stop investing in fossil fuel companies

Author: Jonathan Prynn, Evening Standard

"Nearly half of Londoners 'think City should stop investing in fossil fuel companies'", 1 July 2019...

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