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EU court issues advisory opinion stating French technology company wrongly dismissed Muslim woman for wearing headscarf
Author: Dan Bilefsky, New York Times (USA)
“European Court Backs Woman Dismissed in France for Wearing Head Scarf”, 13 July 2016...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest Legal News
Author: David Meyer, Fortune (USA)
So-called Brexit will take a while to arrive...That means years of uncertainty, with tech firms and investors unable to know for sure how regulations will evolve (or devolve) in the U.K. and, indeed, the EU...Germany and France are the countries that...
- Related stories: Brexit: Potential impacts on other corporate responsibility/business & human rights issues
- Related companies: Microsoft
The Global Network Initiative: how can companies in the information and communications technology sector respect human rights?
Author: Michael Samway, Yahoo! Inc.
Over the past two decades, companies in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector have designed, developed and distributed online tools that have allowed citizens across the globe to share information and communicate in unprecedented...
- Related companies: Yahoo! (part of Verizon)
Author: Lyndsay McGregor, Sourcing Journal (USA)
Slavery is still rife in the apparel industry, but new legislation in the U.K. puts the onus on big companies to put an end to forced labor or risk losing out on business...The Modern Slavery Act, which came into effect on Apr. 1, mandates that all...
- Related companies: Primark (part of Associated British Foods)
Commentary: The potential impact of the "fourth industrial revolution" on inequality, security, freedom of expression
Author: Nicholas Davis, World Economic Forum
"What is the fourth industrial revolution?", 19 Jan 2016...
- Related stories: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2016
Author: Danny Yadron, Guardian (UK)
"Silicon Valley tech firms exacerbating income inequality, World Bank warns", 14 Jan. 2016...
Author: Jim Boulden, CNN
Britain is planning a new internet surveillance law and big technology companies hate it. Facebook, Google, Twitter, Microsoft and Yahoo have joined forces to protest a number of provisions in legislation now passing through parliament. Dubbed a ...
Author: Associated Press
"Twitter is latest tech company to acknowledge a shortage of women, black, Latino workers", 23 Jul 2014...