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4 May 2020

More than 900 CEOs & Presidents commit to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace

CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. This commitment is driven by the realization that addressing diversity and inclusion is not a competitive...

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15 April 2020

So. Africa: Free legal hotline set up for employees and employers affected by Covid-19

Author: Sara-Jayne King, Cape Talk (South Africa)

‘Legal hotline set up for employers affected by Covid-19...and it's FREE!’ 14 April 2020...

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20 March 2020

Legal sector trade union alleges lowest paid staff are being forced to work in offices despite COVID-19 guidance

Author: Monidipa Fouzder, The Law Society Gazette

“Coronavirus: legal trade union threatens action”, 17 March 2020...

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2 March 2020

Clifford Chance carries out its most extensive pro-bono project in collaboration with the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice on behalf of the UN Special Rapporteur to research the right to a healthy environment

Author: Janet Whittaker, & Carla Lewis, Clifford Chance

International law firm Clifford Chance announces its collaboration with the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice ("Vance Center") in New York to conduct and co-ordinate a major international pro-bono project on behalf of the UN Special...

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27 January 2020

Angola: Accounting, consultancy & legal firms allegedly facilitated exploitation of country’s wealth by Africa’s richest woman

An investigative report by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists claim that consulting, accounting and law firms played a key role in helping Africa’s wealthiest woman amass and shield a fortune. PwC, Boston Consulting Group and...

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20 August 2019

Couple’s Suit Over Parental Leave Is New Challenge to Big Law Firm

Author: Noam Scheiber, New York Times

Jones Day, one of the nation’s largest law firms, faced a harsh spotlight this year when six female lawyers filed a class-action complaint saying they had faced gender and pregnancy discrimination while working there and had been subjected to a ...

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20 August 2019

USA: Ex-employees sue Jones Day law firm over allegedly discriminatory parental leave policy; incl. company statement

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19 August 2019

[PDF] Business and Human Rights: A Practical Guide

Author: Law Society of England & Wales

We hope our guide on business and human rights will be a useful resource for all practitioners and firms, including those working in specific practice areas of law such as corporate governance, enterprise risk management, reporting and disclosure a...

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20 June 2019
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Author: Expansión (España)

“Alerta en las empresas: llega la jornada laboral a la carta” - 19 de junio de 2019...

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20 May 2019

Commentary: Despite increasing regulation, mining companies are still slow to seeking legal advice on social and environmental governance

Author: Fieldfisher, Mining.com

"Mining companies need to start thinking seriously about ESG - opinion", 12 May 2019....

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