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12 February 2019

Canada: Standing Committee report on resource extraction in Latin America recommends Govt. focus development initiatives on root causes of human rights abuses

Author: Report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, House of Commons

"Race to the top: Improving Canada's extractive sector corporate social responsibility strategy to safeguard human rights in Latin America," 31 Jan 2019...

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16 November 2018

IMF research finds women are at higher risk for negative impacts of automation

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15 October 2018

Major news organisations and business leaders withdraw from Saudi investment conference over missing journalist

On October 2, 2018, prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a once royal advisor turned critic, was murdered by Saudi agents in the consultate. Khashoggi's case prompted a...

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31 August 2018

India: Human Rights and Business India network condemns recent attacks on human rights defenders

Author: Human Rights and Business India network (India)

We..condemn the arrests of Arun Ferreira, Gautam Navlakha, Sudha Bharadwaj, Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves, and raids made at the houses of others. The arrested have been advocating and protecting the rights of the most marginalized communities and...

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7 August 2018

USA: DACA recipients accuse employers of citizenship discrimination in hiring process

Author: Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox

"Some businesses are refusing to hire DACA recipients. They are fighting back."...

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31 July 2018

Brief: Business Case for Engineering & Construction Companies to Promote the Rights and Welfare of Workers

Developed by industry-leading companies – in dialogue with experts from academia, civil society, government, and corporate law – this document introduces a high-level business rationale for engineering and construction companies to promote the rights...

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3 July 2018

Building Responsibly Announces Worker Welfare Principles

Building Responsibly...has developed a set of Worker Welfare Principles that establish a common, global baseline for the treatment of workers in the engineering and construction industry. [They] were developed in consultation with a diverse set of...

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26 June 2018

Hong Kong: Imperial Pacific sues Bloomberg & its reporters over articles critical of its Saipan casino-resort construction & operations

"Imperial Pacific sues Bloomberg, 2 reporters", 11 June 2018...

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9 April 2018

USA: Construction co. KS Industries to face employees' lawsuit alleging racial discrimination; co. denies allegations

Author: Jessica Holdman, The Bismarck Tribune (USA)

"North Dakota workplace discrimination trial set for 2019", 9 Apr 2018...

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3 April 2018

USA: Town residents file lawsuit against several cos. over waste disposal practices allegedly harmful for health

Author: Stephen Dethrage, Tuscaloosa News (USA)

"Uniontown lawsuit targets smells, waste from businesses", 31 Mar 2018...

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