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6 June 2018

USA: Walmart to face lawsuit alleging disability discrimination against 2 store employees

Author: Patrick Dorrian, Bloomberg Law (USA)

"Walmart Accused by U.S. Government of Bias Against Deaf Workers (2)", 4 June 2018...

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30 May 2018

BIICL report: recommendations for business when nat'l law conflicts with int'l human rights standards

Author: Lise Smit, Arianne Griffith and Robert McCorquodale, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)

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30 May 2018

Report: analysis of human rights due diligence in supply chains

Author: Norton Rose Fulbright and the British Institute for International and Comparative Law

Making sense of managing human rights issues in supply chains: 2018 report and analysis, May 2018....

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24 May 2018

LGBTQ rights may be important consideration in Amazon's selection of location for second headquarters

Author: Jonathan O'Connell, Los Angeles Times

"The unspoken factor in Amazon's search for a new home: Jeff Bezos' support for gay rights," 27 April 2018...

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14 May 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2018 Progress Report

In 2017, CHRB launched the first Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a landmark assessment of the largest public companies in the agricultural products, apparel and extractives industries. In 2018, CHRB will be releasing the follow up benchmark and...

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14 May 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark launches 2018 Progress Report

A year on from the launch of the first Benchmark, this report focuses on the progress CHRB has made towards achieving its objectives, highlights where improvements can be made and also looks ahead to the next iteration of the benchmark. The report ser...

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30 April 2018

USA: Govt. agency to sue Walmart over alleged disability discrimination against employee

Author: Betty Adams, Central Maine (USA)

"Federal agency sues Walmart over Augusta woman’s disability discrimination claim", 27 Apr 2018...

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23 April 2018

Malawi: Govt. agency to investigate alleged use of dangerous chemical by local vendors for food preservation

Author: Owen Khamula, Nyasa Times (Malawi)

"Malawi experts to test body embalming chemicals in fresh foods"...

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16 April 2018

Namibia: Labour think tank says precarious jobs on the rise mainly in retail, agriculture & mining sectors

Author: Luqman Cloete, The Namibian (Namibia)

"Namibia: Precarious Jobs On the Rise in Namibia", 3 April 2018...

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13 April 2018

Company lobbying for lower taxes exceeds social activism, Oxfam America claims

Author: Oxfam America (US)

"Corporations Increasingly Vocal on Social Issues but Still Mostly Lobbying for Lower Taxes" 12 Apr 2018...

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