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6 March 2019

Australia: Employers underpaying workers could face jail under proposed labour law reforms

Author: Adele Ferguson, The Sydney Morning Herald

"Bosses who underpay their workers to face jail", 7 March 2019 Employers that deliberately underpay their workers could face a stint in prison as part of a radical national suite of reforms designed to stamp out worker exploitation and systemic wage f...

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27 November 2017

Transnational supply chains breed human rights abuses especially among retail chains & supermarkets says ITUC report

Author: Grain

"Supermarkets, transnational supply chains and labour rights' abuses", 27 November 2017...

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12 September 2017

New Zealand: Research supports need for new legislation to protect against worker exploitation

Author: New Zealand Herald

"Workers treated like 'modern slaves'", 11 September 2017 ...

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2 January 2017
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Author: Christopher Vanegas, Vanguardia (México)

“Denuncia acoso sexual empleada de tienda de conveniencia de Saltillo”, 27 de Diciembre de 2016...

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5 October 2016

USA: Govt. agency sues 7-Eleven for allegedly refusing to adapt responsibilities of employee with disability

Author: National Law Review (USA)

"7-Eleven Sued By EEOC for Disability Discrimination", 4 Oct 2016...

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20 June 2016

Human Rights Translated 2.0: A Business Reference Guide

Author: Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Global Compact

This publication provides company managers and staff with essential knowledge of what human rights are and how they are relevant for business. It also outlines some key elements of what it means to respect and support human rights in practice. It is...

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2 October 2015

Australia: 7-Eleven workers pay up to $70,000 for visa in indentured labour scheme

Author: Adele Ferguson and Sarah Danckert, Sydney Morning Herald

Franchisees at the troubled 7-Eleven chain are charging staff up to $70,000 to help secure Australian work visas for their staff as a sideline revenue stream to help plump up low income from their stores. Fairfax Media has uncovered evidence that some...

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14 March 2011

Japan earthquake & tsunami - company contributions to humanitarian aid

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

These are examples of significant company contributions through 16 Mar; not a comprehensive list. [refers to: Abbot, Abbott and Abbott, Aflac, American Airlines, American Eagle, American Express, Amgen, AMR, Amway, Apple, AT&T, Bank of America,...

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24 September 2007

Age discrimination flourishes in Mexico

Author: Chris Hawley & Sergio Solache, Arizona Republic (USA)

Although questionable hiring practices are widespread in Mexico…age discrimination is the most common, labor-rights groups say…It also happens to be illegal, but Mexico's labor laws are rarely enforced...Mexico's Law to Prohibit and Eliminate...

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24 September 2007

Age discrimination flourishes in Mexico

Author: Chris Hawley & Sergio Solache, USA Today

...In Mexico...blatant age discrimination is not only tolerated but expected... Although slimy hiring practices are widespread in Mexico...age discrimination is the most common, labor-rights groups say... The offenders aren't just Mexican companies....

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