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13 May 2019

Unilever signs agreement with global unions to restrict temporary jobs & protect temporary workers in its supply chain

Author: IndustriALL

"Unilever and global unions sign agreement to restrict temporary jobs", 10 May 2019...

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10 May 2019

Indonesia: Govt. will eradicate use of toxic mercury in small-scale gold mining & health care sectors

Author: Fransiska Nangoy, Wilda Asmarini & Bernadette Christina Munthe, Reuters

"Indonesia says ramping up push against mercury in mining, industry", 7 May 2019...

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15 April 2019

Australia: Ethical Fashion Report grades 130 companies based on efforts to mitigate forced labour, child labour & exploitation in supply chains

Baptist World Aid Australia has released its 2019 Ethical Fashion Report, which sheds light on what the industry and individual companies are doing to address forced labour, child labour and exploitation....

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25 March 2019

Amnesty International challenges the electric vehicle industry to produce batteries free of human rights abuses

On 21 March 2019, Amnesty International launched its ethical batteries campaign, challenging leaders in the electric vehicle industry to produce the world's first completely ethical battery, free of human rights abuses within its supply chain, within ...

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23 March 2019

Malaysia: Directors, driver of tyre-processing co. charged for illegally dumping chemicals into river

Author: The Straits Times

"Pasir Gudang chemical spill: Singaporean among three charged over pollution of river", 24 March 2019...

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24 February 2019

Thailand: Proposed law easing up factory regulations will cause health & environmental crisis

Author: Pratch Rujivanarom, The Nation

"Proposed law aims to boost investment at the cost of health and environment," 20 February 2019...

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25 January 2019

Australia: New report alleges Australian companies' involvement in human rights violations overseas

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16 January 2019

Cambodia: Garment workers express mixed feelings over bi-weekly payroll

Author: Kunthear Mom, Khmer Times

"Garment workers express mixed feelings over bi-weekly wages", 16 January 2019...

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9 December 2018

Australia: Ansell says it will never tolerate forced labour as Malaysian supplier faces accusations of abusing workers' rights

Author: Nassim Khadem, ABC News

"Top Glove, Malaysian rubber gloves supplier to Ansell, accused of abusing workers' rights", 8 December 2018...

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9 December 2018

Malaysia: Medical gloves factories accused of forced labour, debt bondage, & passport confiscation

Author: The Guardian, South China Morning Post

"Malaysian factories accused of 'forced labour' make rubber gloves for Britain's health service", 9 December 2018...

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