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3 June 2020
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3 June 2020

Bahrain: Cos. ordered to reduce overcrowding at labour camps to stop Covid-19 spread

Author: Reem Al Daaysi, GDN Online (Bahrain)

"8,000 workers moved to curb virus spread," 31 May 2020...

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3 June 2020

Bahrain: Workers suffer electricity & water cuts at accommodation as landlords flout Covid-19 regulations

Author: Ghazi Alshehabi, GDN Online (Bahrain)

"Services clamp on rogue labour accommodations," 2 Jun 2020...

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3 June 2020

Bangladesh: EU to donate 113m Euros to support garment workers facing job losses and financial precarity amidst Covid-19 fallout

Author: New Age Business

“European Union to give 113m euros for Bangladesh RMG workers”, 02 June 2020...

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3 June 2020

Commentary: Govts’ COVID-19 response measures should not give rise to damages claims brought by foreign investors

Author: Corporate Europe Observatory & Transnational Institute

“Cashing in on the pandemic: How lawyers are preparing to sue states over COVID-19 response measures”, 19 May 2020...

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3 June 2020

Guatemala: Nickel mine allegedly continues to operate despite lockdown & court-ordered temporary suspension of license for lack of consultation

Author: Anna-Catherine Brigida, Mongabay

"Contentious Guatemala nickel mine 'ignores coronavirus lockdown'", 27 May 2020....

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3 June 2020

Gulf migrant workers choosing between contract changes or repatriation without wages & compensation

Author: Rejimon Kuttappan, The Lede (India)

"Wage theft & no mechanism to fight leaves Indian migrants in a fix," 2 Jun 2020...

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3 June 2020

ITUC: Fourth global Covid-19 survey reveals jobs crisis sweeping across the world as companies lay off workers amidst economic fallout of pandemic

Author: International Trade Union Confederation

“ITUC Global Covid-19 Survey: Support for government action falls as global jobs crisis takes hold”, 03 June 2020...

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3 June 2020

Qatar Airways faces allegations of racial & age discrimination against South Asian cabin crew

In May 2020, Qatar Airways faced allegations of racial discrimination against South Asian cabin crew, who were "forced" to work on flights during the Covid-19 pandemic and suffered verbal racial abuse from management. By contrast, European staff did...

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3 June 2020

SEDEX releases report on the impacts of COVID-19 on international supply chains, finding garment and construction industries to be worst hit by economic fall-out

Author: SEDEX

“Sedex Insights Report. COVID-19 Impacts on Businesses”, 29 May 2020...

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