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14 October 2019
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Author: Pauline Sauthier, Grazia

« Conditions de travail : les femmes de chambre sortent de l'ombre », 6 octobre 2019...

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6 September 2019

Hong Kong: Union urges cleaners to be provided protective gear when cleaning up after anti-government protests

Author: Ng Kang Chung, South China Morning Post

“Hong Kong’s cleaners don’t have proper protection against effects of tear gas as they pick up pieces after protests”, 4 September 2019...

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21 August 2019

UK: 5 Hertford Street kitchen porters protest low wages & working conditions as threats of dismissal used to force workers to accept terms under new outsourcing company; incl. co. comments

In June 2019, the Independent Workers' Union of Great Britain (IWGB) demanded exclusive Mayfair club, 5 Hertford Street, ensure its kitchen porters are paid living wage, and that their conditions be maintained, after being outsourced to ACT Clean. It...

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12 August 2019

Qatar: Migrant workers protest delayed wages & poor working conditions

A video and images circulating online appear to show hundreds of migrant workers taking part in strikes in Qatar over the 4th and 5th August. Human Rights Watch (HRW) and media report the workers are protesting against poor working conditions, wage...

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7 August 2019

Malta: Forced labour particularly in cleaning, construction & caring sectors reportedly now most prevalent form of modern slavery

Author: Kristina Abela, Times of Malta

"Forced labour: Malta's modern slavery", 2 August 2019...

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17 June 2019

Swiss women strike nationwide to demand equal pay, protest sexism & workplace inequality

Author: Jon Henley, The Guardian

"Swiss women strike to demand equal pay", 14 June 2019...

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15 May 2019

UAE: Court orders construction company to pay full compensation to worker paralysed on site

Author: Khaleej Times (UAE)

"Worker injured at work in UAE gets Dh1.5 million compensation", 14 May 2019...

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6 May 2019

Foreign workers in UK hospitality sector suffer low wages, harassment & health issues, Financial Times reports; incl. co comments

Author: Robert Wright and Camilla Hodgson, Financial Times

"Foreign cleaners expose lack of protection in UK labour market", 2 May 2019...

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16 April 2019

Report looks at National Human Rights Institutions' work in facilitating access to remedy for business-related human rights abuses

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights & German Institute for Human Rights

"Case studies and workshop report: Remedy in business and human rights cases", 12 April 2019...

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25 March 2019

UK: Govt. schemes designed to bring in migrant workers post-Brexit could increase exploitation, say charities

Author: Emma Wallis, Info Migrants

"Could post-Brexit Britain increase the risk of modern slavery in the UK?", 20 March 2019...

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