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10 September 2019

USA: Meat & poultry workers experience dangerous working conditions & high rates of injury; incl. company responses

Author: Human Rights Watch

Trump administration policies threaten to worsen the already dangerous conditions for meatpacking workers in the United States, Human Rights Watch said... [The report]... describes alarmingly high rates of serious injury and chronic illness among...

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6 September 2019

Argentina: Oil workers on national strike demanding wage improvements

Author: Latin American Post

“Argentina: Oil workers strike hits exports”, 6th September 2019...

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4 September 2019

Turkey: Dismissed Cargill factory workers continue to protest for reinstatement after court ruling confirms they were unfairly dismissed as a result of their union activities; Incl. co. statement

Source: International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF) In August 2018, 14 members of the union Tekgida-İş were dismissed from their jobs at a Cargill corn-milling factory in Bursa...

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30 August 2019

Norwegian investors and pension funds reach out to companies to halt environmental destruction in Brazil's Amazon

Author: Bloomberg

“Norway’s Biggest Funds Tell Companies to Halt Damage of Amazon”, 27th August 2019...

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26 August 2019
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Author: Criterio (Honduras)

“Sindicalistas y miembros de la comunidad LGTBI de Honduras son víctimas de diversas violaciones”, 21 de agosto de 2019...

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19 August 2019
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Author: Mariana Simões, Agência Pública/Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

“Após acordo com Mercosul, empresário sueco promete cruzada contra produtos brasileiros-Em entrevista, empresário revela que está articulando ampliação de boicote entre outros supermercados europeus e lança plataforma para angariar apoio da população...

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12 August 2019

Japan: Govt. says over 5,000 companies employing foreign trainees violated labor laws in 2018

Author: The Japan Times

"Record 5,160 firms employing foreign trainees in Japan violated labor laws in 2018, ministry says", 9 Aug 2019...

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6 August 2019

Ghana: Residents resist plans for mining operations in their community

Author: Ghana Web

‘We want cocoa, not gold – Osubeng residents protest mining activities’ 2 August 2019...

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5 August 2019
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Author: De Olho nos Ruralistas (Brazil)

“Em nota, kalungas, Central do Cerrado e Fundação Banco do Brasil contestam afirmações de Alex Atala”, 22 de julho de 2019...

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5 August 2019

Human Rights Now reports on alleged labour violations in Thai poultry supply chain

Author: Human Rights Now

"Labour Rights Violations in the Thai Poultry Industry Within the Supply Chains of Japanese Companies", 25 June 2019...

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