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Event
4 June 2019
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Cuando los proyectos mineros son frenados por resistencias comunitarias, medidas de protección ambiental o de la salud, las empresas mineras transnacionales recurren a tribunales supranacionales de arbitraje, para entablar demandas multimillonarias en contra de los Estados de América Latina. MÉXICO NO ES LA EXCEPCIÓN

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Article
25 April 2019

U.S. Department of Labor Secures $3.3 million judgment against Saipan casino developer for systemic wage violations by contractors

Author: U.S Department of Labour

The U.S. Department of Labor has secured a $3,360,000 consent judgment against the developer of the Imperial Pacific Resort Hotel and Casino in Garapan, Saipan, for minimum wage, overtime, and recordkeeping violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act ...

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Company response
8 April 2019

Groupe Casino's response

Author: Groupe Casino

... After review, we do inform you that the "East West Group" and "Abonti Color Tex factories" aren't suppliers of the Casino group. As regards factory "Garib&Garib Company Limited", the Casino group maintains business relationships with the...

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Story
8 April 2019

Bangladesh: Brands respond to mass dismissals of garment workers following minimum wage protests

A widespread crackdown in Bangladesh has seen over 12,000 garment workers dismissed from factories following protests in December 2018 and January 2019 over minimum wage changes. The workers were dismissed despite assurances from the government and Ba...

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7 April 2019

Extraction Casino: Mining companies gambling Latin American lives and sovereignty supranational arbitration

Author: Jen Moore and Manuel Perez Rocha: Mining Watch, Institute for Policy Studies y CIEL

…During the last couple of decades…mining companies have filed dozens of claims against Latin American countries before international arbitration panels, demanding compensation for court decisions, public policies and other government measures that...

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Article
2 April 2019

USA: Chinese construction company director found guilty of using forced labour

Author: Emily Feng, National Public Radio

"China's Global Construction Boom Puts Spotlight On Questionable Labor Practices", 30 March 2019...

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Article
16 March 2019

Hong Kong owner of Pacific island casino sued over forced labor, trafficking claims

Author: Farah Master, Reuters

15 March 2019...

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Article
14 March 2019

Chinese construction workers sue Saipan casino and its Chinese contractors for forced labor scheme in U.S. federal court

Author: Aaron Halegua

15 March 2019...

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Item
25 February 2019

Letter to Committee on Natural Resources, United States House of Representatives re: Labor violations at the Imperial Pacific casino in Saipan, CNMI

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25 February 2019

Letter to Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate re: Labor violations at the Imperial Pacific casino in Saipan, CNMI

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