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24 May 2018

UN invites Maersk to respond on alleged transboundary movement of end-of-life vessel

 We would like to bring to the attention of your company information we have received about the alleged transboundary movement of an end-of-life ship owned by a partnership based in the United Kingdom between A.P. Moeller Maersk and Odebrecht. The...

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23 May 2018

Report by Chartered Institute of Building analyses UK construction industry's response to Modern Slavery Act

Author: Emma Crates, The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Construction and the Modern Slavery Act: Tackling exploitation in the UK, May 2018...

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23 May 2018

Uber to give European drivers more rights incl. sick pay & parental leave ahead of appeal hearing over operating licence in London

Author: Mary-Ann Russon, BBC News

Uber will give its European drivers access to medical cover and compensation for work-related injuries. The new protections include sick pay, parental leave and bereavement payments. Uber said it previously "focused too much on growth and not enough on...

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22 May 2018

UK: Labour exploitation widespread in Leicester garment factories supplying to high-street & online retailers, reports Financial Times

Author: Sarah O’Connor, Financial Times

"Dark factories: labour exploitation in Britain’s garment industry", 17 May 2018...

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21 May 2018

Comparison of human rights due diligence laws and regulation of work in global supply chains

Authors: Shelley Marshall, Irene Pietropaoli, and Madeline Winterbottom (RMIT University of Melbourne) As human rights due diligence laws are enacted around the world, it is vital that we compare their features and strengths and weaknesses. This datab...

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17 May 2018

Chile: UK supermarkets linked to avocados sourced from regions where water rights abuses occur; incl. co comments

Author: Alice Facchini and Sandra Laville, The Guardian

Major UK supermarkets including Tesco, Morrisons, Waitrose, Aldi and Lidl source avocados from Chile’s largest avocado-producing province, Petorca, where water rights have been violated......

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11 May 2018

EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive: Report examines role of trade unions

Author: Arbeit und Leben DGB/VHS

Starting from the fiscal year 2017, certain large undertakings within the EU will have to publish non-financial statements. These non-financial statements include employment and social matters and are thus expected to have an impact on labour r...

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1 May 2018

NGOs urge Unilever to redress harm to survivors of 2007 post-election attacks at tea plantation in Kenya; company responds

Four human rights organizations sent a letter to Unilever PLC’s CEO, Paul Polman, asking to reconsider the way the company is dealing with a case brought in the UK court by the survivors of post-election attacks at one of its tea plantations in Kenya...

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30 April 2018

So. Africa: Lonmin launches community grievance mechanism

UK mining company Lonmin has introduced a community grievance mechanism following a pilot project launched last year. The mechanism is known as Buang Le Rona/Thetha Nathi – ‘Talk to Us’ in English – and is aimed at improving two-way communication and...

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26 April 2018

British Govt. "ready" to provide consular assistance to Andy Hall if required

Author: UK Parliament (UK)

'Andy Hall Written Question' 13 Apr 2018...

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