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28 December 2018
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Author: Ana Aranha, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

"Multinacional é condenada por morte de trabalhador contaminado por agrotóxicos-Em decisão inédita, viúva ganhou processo contra empresa norte-americana. Há dez anos, seu marido foi contaminado por agrotóxicos em fazenda da Del Monte no Ceará. Ela...

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23 November 2016

Kenya: Locals seek participation in deciding whether to renew leases for multinational agribusinesses

Author: Wilfred Ayaga, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“MPs want Kenyans to benefit from lands whose leases have expired”...

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26 May 2016

US judge orders six farms and labour contractor Global Horizons to pay Thai workers $12.3 mill for hostile work conditions and discrimination

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19 October 2015

7 food & beverage companies commit to publicly disclosing risks related to access to water, following investor pressure

"On World Food Day, Seven Food & Beverage Giants Commit to Publicly Disclose Global Water Risks", 16 October 2015...

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29 September 2015

Kenya: Del Monte allegedly subjects local staff to poor working & living conditions; includes company's comments

Author: Abiud Ochieng, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Kiambu, Murang’a counties say Del Monte farm not benefiting locals"...

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3 June 2014

4 Hawaii farms settle Thai workers suit for $2.4M [USA]

Author: Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press

Four Hawaii farms are settling a discrimination lawsuit for a total of $2.4 million over allegations that they exploited hundreds of Thai workers…The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a federal lawsuit in 2011 against California-based...

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31 March 2014

Thai Workers Claim Vindication In Long Battle With Farm Labor Contractor

Author: Matthew Heller, Mint Press News

...Between 2003 and 2006, Orian shipped about 1,100 Thai nationals to such employers as Maui Pineapple Co., Del Monte Fresh Produce and Kauai Coffee Co. under the U.S. Department of Labor’s agricultural guest-worker program…...

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19 November 2013

Del Monte Fresh Produce agrees to compensate Thai workers - commission

Author: Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters

Del Monte Fresh Produce has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a federal lawsuit contending Thai workers in Hawaii were stripped of their passports, denied pay and given substandard living quarters…Proceeds from the settlement will be split among...

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18 November 2013

USA: Del Monte Fresh Produce settles lawsuit brought by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of Thai migrant workers

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18 November 2013

Del Monte Fresh Produce Agrees to Settle EEOC Farmworker National Origin Lawsuit

Author: US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Del Monte Fresh Produce, one of the country's leading producers of fresh fruit and vegetables, has agreed to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed in Hawaii against its Hawaii subsidiary by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the...

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