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3 April 2018

USA: Legislation supported by Handy to classify gig workers as independent contractors could undermine workers' rights; company responds

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29 March 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The legal significance of #MeToo

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20 February 2018

Australia: 'Serious exploitation' of cleaners in Woolworths' labour supply chain, inquiry finds

Author: ABC News online

"Woolworths contractors underpaying cleaners in 'serious exploitation' across Tasmania, inquiry finds", 14 February 2018...

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26 November 2017
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Author: Onda Fuerteventura (España)

“La precaria situación de las kellys de Fuerteventura llega a Bruselas”, 24 de Noviembre de 2017...

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17 October 2017

Qatar: Cleaning company fails to pay migrant workers, renew visas & provide adequate housing; company evades contact

Author: Hom Karki, The Kathmandu Post

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19 September 2017

Estimated 40 million people are victims of modern slavery; women & children most affected, says new report

Research developed jointly by the International Labour Organization and the Walk Free Foundation, in partnership with the International Organization for Migration released during the 2017 United Nations General Assembly, shows that more than 40...

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15 August 2017

UK: Anti-slavery watchdog finds evidence suggesting thousands of car wash workers are victims of modern slavery

Author: Martin Bagot, Mirror

Thousands of workers in hand car washes are thought to be victims of modern slavery, paid little or nothing for an 11-hour shift and forced to live in squalid accommodation. Many are trafficked into the UK on the promise of paid work before becoming...

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14 August 2017

UK: SOAS University will stop outsourcing core support services - workers to have same rights as existing employees

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9 August 2017
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Author: رحاب سعد، الجامعة الأمريكية بالقاهرة

نشكركم على تواصلكم مع الجامعة الأمريكية بالقاهرة بخصوص ادعاءات تقول ان الجامعة عرضت على موظفي التنظيف تسوية غير عادلة لا تأخذ في الاعتبار سنوات خدمتهم. مع اقتراب تاريخ انتهاء العقود الحالية لقرابة 200 موظف تنظيف في 31 أغسطس 2017، قررت الجامعة وبعد...

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31 July 2017

American University of Cairo cleaning staff protest nonrenewal of contracts

The American University of Cairo (AUC) will not renew contracts for 170 housekeeping and grounds cleaning staff members. Citing efficient resource management, AUC has decided to outsource campus cleaning services to two Egyptian companies. AUC’s...

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