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29 May 2018

Atlas Copco AB response about killings of Albeiro George Pérez & Domar Egidio Zapata, allegedly related to their resistance to Hidroituango

Information about the death of Hugo Albeiro George Pérez and Domar Egidio Zapata has been shared with Atlas Copco and we wish to express our concern and sadness. Atlas Copco monitors the development around the hydroelectric power plant construction and...

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Report
23 May 2018

Report by Chartered Institute of Building analyses UK construction industry's response to Modern Slavery Act

Author: Emma Crates, The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Construction and the Modern Slavery Act: Tackling exploitation in the UK, May 2018...

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Story
14 May 2018

Georgia adopts National Action Plan on Human Rights, includes business & human rights chapter

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Article
6 May 2018

Cambodia: "Workers Reduced to ‘Slaves’ Amid Rampant Debt Bondage in Cambodia’s Brick Sector"

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Workers Reduced to 'Slaves' Amid Rampant Debt Bondage in Cambodia's Brick Sector", 3 May 2018...

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Company response
22 January 2018
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Author: LafargeHolcim

تعود قضية عمال لافارج الأردن لعدة سنوات مضت حينما انخفض الطلب على الإسمنت بشكل كبير إثر تغييرات في السوق المحلي. ومن أجل ضمان استمرارية العمل في الأردن مع تغييرات السوق، تم تعليق أحد خطوط الإنتاج في مصنع الراشدية عام 2010، وتوقيف جميع الأنشطة الإنتاجية...

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Company response
15 January 2018

LafargeHolcim's Response

Author: LafargeHolcim

The labor case concerning employees in Lafarge Jordan dates back several years when changes in the local market led to significantly reduced demand for cement. In order to ensure the business in Jordan was sustainable in this new environment, one of...

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Story
15 January 2018

Jordan: Trade union criticizes Lafarge Jordan's restructuring plans to suspend 300 employees & revoke their retirement entitlements citing labour law violations

In December 2017, the General Trade Union of Construction Workers in Jordan issued a statement regarding Lafarge Jordan's plans to suspend 300 employees. According to the Union, the company is seeking to revoke employee entitlements for early...

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Story
11 December 2017

UK: Inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire to consider role of cos. involved in refurbishment, incl. corporate manslaughter charges

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Article
30 November 2017
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Author: Amanda Rossi, BBC Brasil em São Paulo (UK/Brazil)

"De proteção contra substância cancerígena a 'demissão em massa', os efeitos da proibição do amianto", 29 novembro 2017O Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) proibiu...[em 29 de novembro]...a extração, industrialização, comercialização e distribuição de...

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Article
21 November 2017

Full report - "Trade union rights in the Tokyo 2020 supply chain"

Author: Building and Wood Workers International (BWI)

On paper, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (TOCOG) has made strong commitments to embedding human rights norms throughout all stages of Tokyo 2020’s implementation.  However environmental and human rights complaints...

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