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5 June 2014
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 إدعاءات حول إيتالسيمينتي بالإجحاف في التعاقد، وعدم توفير الوقاية اللازمة للعمال في مجال صناعة الأسمنت....

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20 March 2014

Showdown Over Silica Regs at OSHA [USA]

Author: Jenna Greene, Legal Times (USA)

[free registration required] The Occupational Safety and Health Administration this week kicked off...public hearings on a controversial proposed rule that would reduce workers’ exposure to crystalline silica—tiny particles...that...can cause lung...

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19 December 2013

[PDF] Issue 7: Quarterly Bulletin on Business & Children - Dec 2013

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The purpose of this e-bulletin is to help keep everyone working in the field of business & children's rights informed about recent key developments and forthcoming initiatives. [Includes contributions in English, French & Spanish from: UN...

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10 December 2013
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Author: Agencia de información laboral, Escuela Nacional Sindical (Colombia)

…[Los] homicidios y los atentados contra trabajadores sindicalizados en Colombia aumentaron en este año...[Desde] el 1º de enero de 2013 al día de hoy, el Sistema de Información en Derechos Humanos de Sindicalistas…ha registrado…[con] datos aún no...

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24 November 2013

Zambia: ZCTU Bemoans Rise in Child Labour

Author: Times of Zambia

Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has bemoaned the high levels of child labour in the country...ZCTU secretary general Roy Mwaba said child labour usually deprived young people of opportunities in education, and that the labour movement had...

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8 November 2013
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Author: Pozol Colectivo (México)

…El comité Salvemos al Cañón del Sumidero llevó a cabo una conferencia de prensa para informar sobre el proceso de denuncias por las afectaciones que Cales y Morteros del Grijalva ha causado en contra de la comunidad de Cahuaré...[e] indicaron que en...

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9 September 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Latin America & the Caribbean over the past two years. The briefing refers to most countries in Latin America....

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9 September 2013
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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23 August 2013

Forced bonded labour in Hassan used for illegal quarrying [India]

Author: Sathish G. T., Hindu

27 people are allegedly being forced to work as bonded labourers at a quarry in Malladevarapura village in Hassan taluk…The labourers chip away rocks from dawn to dusk for a paltry wage. Of them, 25 are Dalits of Shivayyana Koplu, a neighbouring...

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14 July 2013

Philippines, Muslim Rebels Forge Wealth-Sharing in Peace Accord

Author: Joel Guinto & Clarissa Batino, Bloomberg

…[T]he [Philippine] government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)…[arrived at a] pact [that] provides “sufficient guidance” to draft wealth-sharing and revenue-generation provisions of a law expanding Muslim autonomy in a region to be known...

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