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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

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Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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26 July 2002

Big Tobacco prepared to fight smoke free workplace laws

Author: Australian Liquor, Hospitality & Miscellaneous Workers Union

The big tobacco companies are prepared to put a lot of resources into fighting unions who want to push for smoke-free workplaces because they know they will lose several billion dollars in cigarette sales if the union movement wins.

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26 July 2002

Smoke-free zones 'help quitters'

Author: BBC News

Smoke-free workplaces not only protect non-smokers from the dangers of passive smoking - they can also encourage smokers to think twice about their habit. Researchers in San Francisco, California, found that smokers who worked in companies with a no...

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26 July 2002
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Author: Pierre Daum, Libération

Les salariés non issus de l'UE ne peuvent être élus représentants du personnel...L'Organisation internationale du travail et le Conseil de l'Europe ont déjà exhorté l'Autriche à abolir une loi qu'ils jugent xénophobe.

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26 July 2002

ITF helps to jail ship owner and thugs for reign of terror

Author: ITF-International Transport Workers’ Federation

An ITF inspector has helped to send three men to jail for running a regime of fear and violence on board a ship docked in Denmark. Two men sent to the ship by the owner of the Russian-owned, Belize-flagged Salus were yesterday sentenced to four months...

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26 July 2002
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Author: Mario Osava, Inter Press Service

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26 July 2002

NIGERIA: Women end siege of ChevronTexaco facilities

Author: UN Integrated Regional Information Networks

The officials said under the terms of the agreement signed on Thursday with a chief of the Gbaramutu community, whose women had occupied four ChevronTexaco facilties for eight days, the company would build a hospital and provide fair access to...

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26 July 2002

New effort to reach women with tetanus vaccine could save thousands of lives

Author: UNICEF

Pre-Filled Injection Device Is Helping Reach Remotest Communities - UNICEF today announced concentrated efforts to reach women in poor, hard-to-reach communities with vaccine against maternal and neonatal tetanus...Uniject™ is manufactured by BD ...

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26 July 2002

TETANUS: UNICEF Launches Vaccine Drive With New Device

Author: UN Wire

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26 July 2002

UK energy sector improves green performance - agency

Author: Neil Chatterjee, Reuters

The UK's energy sector comes out near the top of the class for improved environmental business performance in Britain but is still responsible for serious pollution, the country's Environment Agency said this week. [refers to fines on Magnox Electric...

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25 July 2002

ECUADOR: Accord Signed To Eliminate Child Labor On Banana Plantations

Author: UN Wire

Ecuador has moved to eliminate child labor in a new accord signed Tuesday by representatives of the banana industry, UNICEF, the International Labor Organization and the country's ministries of labor and education...Ecuador's four largest exporters --...

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