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22 June 2018

Tonkolili Iron Ore lawsuit (re complicity in violence against villagers in Sierra Leone)

On 30 November 2015, the law firm Leigh Day filed a lawsuit in the UK High Court on behalf of 142 villagers against the mining firm Tonkolili Iron Ore Ltd and its parent company African Minerals, alleging complicity in police crackdowns in Sierra Leone...

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22 June 2018

UK: High Court allows judicial review of decision on employment rights of Deliveroo riders

Author: Sarah Butler, The Guardian

"Union wins first round in Deliveroo high court employment challenge", 15 June 2018...

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21 June 2018

Global Report - Ripe for Change: Ending Human Suffering in Supermarket Supply Chains

Author: Oxfam International

...Inequality is rampant across the global economy, and the agro‐food sector is no exception. At the top, big supermarkets4 and other corporate food giants dominate global food markets, allowing them to squeeze value from vast supply chains that span...

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21 June 2018

Oxfam assessment of UK supermarket's food supply chains

Author: Oxfam GB

... In the UK, the grocery sector is one of the most diverse and sophisticated in the world, worth nearly £185bn per year... Supermarkets have delivered low prices, unparalleled year-round choice and ‘just in time’ convenience to many consumers in ...

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14 June 2018

UK: Supreme Court rules self-employed contractor entitled to workers' rights in lawsuit against plumbing co.

Author: Sejal Raja, RadcliffesLeBrasseur (UK)

"Pimlico Plumbers – The final chapter?", 13 June 2018...

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13 June 2018
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Author: Sherpa

« Enquête sur Airbus pour corruption : les autorités ne doivent pas conclure d'accord », 11 juin 2018...

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11 June 2018

UK gov't & companies urged to actively shape AI’s development & utilisation & protect society from potential risks

Author: House of Lords

"AI in the UK: ready, willing and able?," 16 April 2018...

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6 June 2018
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des Multinationales

« Incendie de la tour Grenfell à Londres : une filiale de Saint-Gobain sur le banc des accusés », 22 mai 2018...

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24 May 2018

Maersk's response to UN on alleged transboundary movement of end-of-life ship

Author: A.P Moller-Maersk

In October 2017, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics...made an official visit to Denmark...during which he held a meeting with A.P Moller-Maersk(APMM)...on the issue of ship-recycling. During this meeting, the Special Rapporteur...

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24 May 2018

UN invites Maersk to respond about the 2016 sale of the North Sea Producer vessel

In February 2018, the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises and the Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of...

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