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27 November 2019

Musalli Gold did not respond to allegations of labour abuse against 21 Indian migrants

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27 November 2019

Saudi Arabia: Musalli Gold withholds wages, passports and food from 21 Indian workers

In October 2019, 21 goldsmiths employed by Musalli Gold in Saudi Arabia released a video on social media pleading with their government and activists to help them. The men had been stranded in the country for up to two years, faced wage delays for...

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18 November 2019

China: Retail workers respond to sudden sacking and wage arrears with collective action, according to labour rights NGO

Author: China Labour Bulletin (Hong Kong)

“Squeezed on all sides, China’s retail workers respond with collective action”, 13 Nov 2019...

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12 November 2019

Japan: Govt. survey reveals majority of convenience owners are overworked

Author: The Mainichi Newspapers

"Japan gov't survey shows most convenience store owners overworked", 6 November 2019...

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11 October 2019

Commentary: New Zealand consumers may be buying slave-picked tomatoes from Italy

Author: Nikki Mandow, Newsroom

"Are we buying slave-picked tinned tomatoes?", 5 October 2019...

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9 October 2019

Workers making kitchen countertops in the US & Australia allegedly falling ill due to silica dust exposure

Author: Nell Greenfieldboyce, NPR

"Workers Are Falling Ill, Even Dying, After Making Kitchen Countertops", 2 October 2019...

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11 September 2019

Australia: Shareholders urge Coles to change its policies covering potential modern slavery in its supply chains

Author: Dominic Powell, The Sydney Morning Herald

"Coles under pressure over potential worker exploitation in supply chains", 11 September 2019...

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19 July 2019

Kenya: Local govt.s close Naivas & Tuskys stores' meat sections for unlawfully using preservatives to prolong meat shelf life

The Nairobi County government has closed six meat sections in major supermarkets including Tuskys Supermarkets while Machakos county government has closed all Naivas Stores' meat sections. This was after tests showed they were retailing meat preserved...

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16 July 2019

World Benchmarking Alliance announces seven systems transformations for benchmarking companies on the SDGs

Author: World Benchmarking Alliance

The global challenges we face, from climate disaster to gender inequality, unsustainable food systems to digital exclusion, are interconnected and affect us all. There is a perfect storm brewing with growing pressure to deliver on the Sustainable...

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15 July 2019

Kenya: Journalist exposes how supermarkets endanger consumers' health by lacing beef with chemicals to increase shelf life

Author: Denis Mwangi, Kenyans.co.ke

"NTV Exposes How Supermarkets Use Harmful Chemicals to Preserve Meat"...

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