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6 September 2019

UK: Former Chucklefish developers accuse co. of exploiting young employees incl. 'hundreds of hours' of unpaid labour, bullying & harassment

Author: Colin Campbell, Polygon

"Young developers on Starbound say Chucklefish exploited their free work", 2 September 2019...

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6 September 2019

USA: Ex-employee files complaint against Google for alleged pregnancy discrimination & retaliation

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5 September 2019

UK: Deliveroo riders stage ‘payday’ strike against pay cuts; Includes comments from Deliveroo

Author: Robert Cumber, The Star

"Deliveroo couriers stage strike in Sheffield on 'busiest day', 3 September 2019...

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4 September 2019

Commentary: Samsung's Indictment in France: Fighting Transnational Corporation's Human Rights' Violations Through Consumer Law

Author: Sherpa, on Freedom Fund blog

“One of the most ethical companies in the world” versus the dramatic reality in the factories...

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3 September 2019
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La serie “The Weekly”, de The New York Times, estrenó un segmento explorando la ruta del oro ilegal de minas colombianas a los iPhones y otras tecnologías usadas en la vida cotidiana. Los corresponsales afirman que la actividad violenta de...

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3 September 2019

Australia: Former Deliveroo rider suing company for exploiting workers through 'sham contracting'

Author: David Chau, The New Daily

"Former worker sues Deliveroo, alleging underpayment and exploitation", 28 August 2019...

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3 September 2019

USA: Google contract workers vote to unionise following reports of unequal treatment between contract and full-time employees

Author: Greg Bensinger, The Washington Post

"Google contract workers vote to form a union amid employee discord over treatment", 30 August 2019...

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2 September 2019

Colombia: Investigation reveals how gold, mined illegally, finds its way to Apple and other companies' products

The New York Times series “The Weekly” released a segment detailing the route of illegal gold from Colombian mines to iPhones and other technology used in people’s daily lives. The news outlet’s correspondents state that violent paramilitary activity...

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2 September 2019

Uber & Lyft accused of taking bigger cut of drivers' fares than reported

Author: Isobel Asher Hamilton, Business Insider

"A review of 14,756 rides found Uber and Lyft taking a much bigger slice of drivers' fares than they say they do", 27 August 2019...

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2 September 2019

USA: Uber & Lyft drivers protest in support of bill that classifies workers as 'employees', guaranteeing worker protections and benefits; Incl. Co. comments

In August 2019, hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers travelled across California by caravan, in support of Assembly Bill 5. The Bill, if passed by the state, means Californian drivers working under these companies will be classified as employees, instead...

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