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Blog post
11 July 2018

Workers’ rights in the age of the super-supermarket

Author: Joe Bardwell, Senior Officer – Communications & Corporate Accountability, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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Article
4 March 2018

Laywer says So. Africa could see biggest class action lawsuit following listeriosis outbreak

Author: Nomahlubi Jordaan, Times Live (South Africa)

"SA could see biggest class action lawsuit following listeriosis outbreak", 5 March 2018...

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Article
17 October 2017

Australia: Woolworths agrees to back-pay underpaid workers in its labour supply chain

Author: Sarah Danckert, Sydney Morning Herald

"Woolworths trolley collectors to receive back pay", 11 October 2017...

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Blog post
15 January 2016

Plight of Syrian refugees in Turkish factories sending shock-waves through garment industry

Author: Phil Bloomer, Executive Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

250,000 to 400,000 Syrian refugees are working illegally in Turkey, and they are at huge risk of exploitation

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Article
11 September 2015

So. Africa: Companies urged to provide more generous parental, particularly paternal, leave

Author: Czerina Patel, GroundUp

'Will SA have more parental leave soon?', 11 Sep 2015:…“…[P]rogressive companies…recognise…that keeping good staff is better…than having to rehire regularly," says Jonathan Muthige, Director of Human Resources at…Pick n Pay which…offer[s]…one of the...

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29 June 2015
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25 July 2014

Niger: Timeline of the arrest of Ali Idrissa & other activists

Author: Publish What You Pay

“Arrest of PWYP Activist Ali Idrissa in Niger on day of President Hollande's visit”, 21 Jul 2014 ...

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Article
17 July 2014

Arrest of PWYP Activist Ali Idrissa in Niger on day of President Hollande's visit

Author: Publish What You Pay

Publish What You Pay condemns the arrest of Ali Idrissa, ROTAB and PWYP Niger coordinator, taken  from his home by Nigerien police at 04:00 am this morning. Ten other members of ROTAB were arrested later this morning. These arrests followed yesterday's...

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Article
14 December 2013

Despite boycott, Pick n Pay to donate profits to charity in honour of Mandela [S. Africa]

Author: Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

Pick n Pay will donate all profits from its sales on Sunday to charitable causes in honour of former president Nelson Mandela, the retailer said. "This initiative is a very positive one, and both pays tribute to Nelson Mandela and will benefit those...

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Article
19 May 2013

[video] Coalition of Immokalee Workers Targets Wendy’s in Fair Food Campaign to Improve Wages, Conditions [USA]

Author: interview with Gerardo Reyes-Chávez of Coalition of Immokalee Workers, on Democracy Now!

Hundreds of farm workers and their supporters are in New York City ahead of Wendy’s shareholder meeting to demand improved working conditions for those who pick its tomatoes. The fast-food giant...is the latest target in the Fair Food Campaign...

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