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7 November 2019

India: Around 2,000 contractual Honda workers protest after workers asked to go on indefinite leave

Author: Shubhra Pant, The Times of India

"Gurugram: Workers protest as Honda sends nearly 300 on ‘indefinite leave'", 6 November 2019...

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7 November 2019

India: Traders' body accuses Amazon & Flipkart of violating foreign direct investment policies, through 'predatory pricing' and 'deep discounting'

Author: The Economic Times

"CAIT alleges violation of FDI policy by Flipkart, Amazon; companies reject", 11 October 2019...

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Article
6 November 2019

India: Kerala becomes first state to declare access to internet a basic human right

Author: Nidheesh M.K., Live Mint

"Now, Kerala aims for internet in every household", 7 November 2019...

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Article
4 November 2019

India: Facebook allegedly being used as 'megaphone of hate', after report shows widespread sharing of hate speech directed at Bengali Muslims

Author: Pranav Dixit, BuzzFeed

"Facebook Failed The Rohingya In Myanmar. Now It May Be Repeating Its Mistakes In Assam.", 28 October 2019...

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Article
4 November 2019

Kuwait: Domestic workers traded on Facebook, Google and Apple-owned apps; includes company comments

Author: Owen Pinnell & Jess Kelly, BBC

"Slave markets found on Instagram and other apps," 31 Oct 2019...

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Story
29 October 2019

UK: Google's contracted cleaners threaten strikes over alleged labour violations & dismissal of union members

In October 2019, members of Google's contracted cleaning team in London went on strike over labour rights concerns and the dismissal of two union representatives. The cleaners, contracted by cleaning firm Principle Cleaning Services, say Principle has...

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Company response
28 October 2019

Google's response

Author: Google

While our suppliers determine wages and benefits for their employees, we want working at Google to be a positive experience. We choose our partners and staffing agencies carefully, and review their compliance with our Supplier Code of Conduct. In a...

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Article
25 October 2019

Calls for advancement of dignity and human rights in the built environment lifecycle in new report

Author: Annabel Short, Institute for Human Rights and Business

“Dignity by Design – Human Rights and the Built Environment Lifecycle”, 1 July 2019...

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25 October 2019

Draft Principles for Dignity in the Built Environment

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

"Draft Principles for Dignity in the Built Environment Open for Consultation", 18 July 2019...

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Story
25 October 2019

Draft Principles for Dignity in the Built Environment launched

In July 2019, the Institute of Human Rights and Business (IHRB) published a report entitled 'Dignity by Design' which calls for action in the built environment lifecylce, shaping society's response to global challenges like inequality, mass-migration,...

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