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13 December 2018

USA: Amazon workers allege harsh working conditions & threaten to unionize

Author: Max Jaeger, New York Post

"Amazon workers threaten to unionize over hellish working conditions", 12 December 2018...

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12 December 2018

Unilever celebrates human rights day with videos on salient human rights issues

Author: Unilever (UK)

"Human Rights: Making a positive and lasting impact", 10 Dec 2018...

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3 December 2018

Ghana: Unilever launches project to promote women's financial independence

Author: Ghanaian Times

"Unilever creates livelihood opportunities for women", 19 November 2018....

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23 November 2018

Europe: Amazon workers to protest 'inhuman' warehouse working conditions on Black Friday; incl. co comments

Author: Business Insider

"Amazon workers across Europe will protest 'inhuman' warehouse working conditions on Black Friday", 22 Nov 2018...

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20 November 2018

So. Africa: Increasing use of artificial intelligence among threats facing trade union movement

Author: Natasha Marrian, Business Day (So. Africa)

"Unions face extinction as the world of work marches on"...

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9 October 2018

Australia: Amazon staff in Melbourne warehouse claim unsustainable work targets; harsh working conditions

Amazon recently agreed to raise wages for its US and UK staff. However, its warehouse in Melbourne, Australia, has been described as a "hellscape" with reports citing reliance on insecure casual employment arrangements, intense pressure to meet unsust...

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2 October 2018
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Author: Amis de la Terre

« Amazon hors la loi : les Amis de la Terre saisissent la Direction de la consommation », 24 septembre 2018...

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Company response
29 September 2018

Amazon's response

Author: Amazon

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the company to respond to claims of labour rights abuses, in particular, reliance on insecure casual employment arrangements, unsustainable pressure to meet performance targets and inadequate...

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4 September 2018

USA: Senator Bernie Sanders calls on Amazon & Walmart to pay a living wage; includes company comments

US Senator Bernie Sanders is calling upon Amazon and Walmart to pay a living wage and improve working conditions. Senator Sanders has introduced legislation that would require large employers to fully cover the cost of food stamps, public housing,...

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Company response
3 September 2018

Walmart’s response re allegations by Senator Bernie Sanders that Walmart does not pay its workers in the US a living wage

Author: Walmart

At Walmart we’re proud to be an employer of opportunity for our associates. Since 2015, we’ve invested more than $2.7 billion in education, training and higher wages for our associates across the country. We offer a wide variety of career opportunities...

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