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19 September 2017

Another Guatemalan union leader killed in one of the most dangerous countries for worker rights advocates

Author: Kate Conradt, Solidarity Center (USA)

“Guatemala: another union leader murdered”, 7 Sept 17...

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19 September 2017
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Author: Sindicato de Trabajadores de Embotelladora Central SA (STECSA)

“Tomás Ochoa fue ultimado el pasado 1 de septiembre”, 5 de Septiembre de 2017...

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19 September 2017

Estimated 40 million people are victims of modern slavery; women & children most affected, says new report

Research developed jointly by the International Labour Organization and the Walk Free Foundation, in partnership with the International Organization for Migration released during the 2017 United Nations General Assembly, shows that more than 40...

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19 September 2017

EU competition laws fail to take into account the effects Bayer-Monsanto merger could have on environment, public health & food security

Author: David Burrows, EU Observer

Mega-mergers in the food and farming sector have become commonplace, but EU competition laws do little to help commissioners keep check on the impact this could have on the environment, public health, and food security... 12 months ago [...] news...

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16 September 2017

B Corp movement should further integrate human rights to achieve goal of transforming capitalism, say researchers

Author: Joanne Bauer & Elizabeth Umlas, Stanford Social Innovation Review

Do Benefit Corporations Respect Human Rights? Fall 2017...

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15 September 2017
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Author: Chisato Goya, Reuters

« Voici les 4 secteurs qui dépensent le plus d'argent pour l'environnement », 11 septembre 2017...

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14 September 2017

Modern slavery in the Americas: From here to elimination (Mary Robinson Speaker Series, NY, 18 Sept)

The 8th annual event in the Mary Robinson Speaker Series on Business & Human Rights in New York City will be held on 18 September 2017 at the Roosevelt House. The event will shine a spotlight on the reality of workers’ rights in the Americas and...

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12 September 2017

New Zealand: Research supports need for new legislation to protect against worker exploitation

Author: New Zealand Herald

"Workers treated like 'modern slaves'", 11 September 2017 ...

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12 September 2017

UK: Employee outsourcing hides forced labour in construction & food industries, new research shows

Author: University of Sheffield & University of Bath

Failure to monitor outsourced recruitment is resulting in companies inadvertently employing victims of forced labour, according to new research from the Universities of Sheffield and Bath. Interviews with experts in business, NGOs, trade unions, law...

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11 September 2017
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Author: El Siglo de Durango (México)

“Profepa contaminación de empresa en el Tunal”, 4 de Septiembre de 2017...

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