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14 December 2018
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12 December 2018

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10 September 2018

Australia: Woolworths agrees to audit cleaning contractors annually and rectify underpayments

Author: Ewin Hannan, The Australian

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6 August 2018

UK: Outsourced cleaners to strike; allege public institutions fail to hold private co's to account for not paying living wage

Author: Tom Wall, The Observer

"Cleaners to strike in first action by UK’s low-paid ‘army’", 5 August 2018...

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4 August 2018

Australia: Cleaners' union launches legal action seeking AUD$1 million from Spotless for underpayment of wages

Author: Ewin Hannan, The Australian

"[AUD]$1m penalty sought for Spotless contracting pay 'scam'", 26 July 2018...

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30 July 2018

Australia: Cleaners in Woolworths' labour supply chain 'systematically ripped off' - hearing

Author: ABC News

"Senators tear into Woolworths over its contract cleaners being 'systematically ripped off'", 26 July 2018...

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4 July 2018

Denmark: Union & online platform for cleaning services sign collective agreement giving self-employed freelancers worker status & rights

Author: Julian Hale, Equal Times

In a world first, as of this August, hundreds of workers for a Danish online platform for cleaning in private homes will benefit from significant guarantees under a new collective agreement.....

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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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