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10 July 2020

Domestic workers in Gulf states face COVID-19 job losses & abuse from recruitment agencies

Author: Ben Hubbard & Louise Donovan, New York Times (via First Post)

"In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who fin themselves unemployed, abused," 7 Jul 2020...

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10 July 2020
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Author: CCFD-Terre Solidaire

« PLFR3 : encore une occasion manquée pour le gouvernement de responsabiliser les entreprises (Réactive) », 10 juillet 2020....

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10 July 2020

Kuwait: Investigation finds many "absconding" cases filed by employers against workers false, annuls all lodged during COVID-19

Author: Migrant Rights

"Kuwait drops all "absconding" cases reported during Covid-19 crisis," 9 Jul 2020...

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10 July 2020

Kuwait: Restaurant workers protest three months of unpaid salaries during COVID-19 lock down

Author: Arab Times Online (Kuwait)

"Unpaid salaries for 3 months forces restaurant workers to protest," 7 Jul 2020...

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10 July 2020

Nepal: Cases of migrant workers left jobless & unpaid without govt. assurance widespread, say labour experts

Author: Chandan Kumar Mandal, Kathmandu Post

"Jobless and without pay, migrant workers are returning home. But they have no recourse for compensation," 4 Jul 2020...

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10 July 2020

Report voices concern that gendered impacts of & responses to COVID-19 are being neglected

Author: Gender & Development Network (GADN)

“COVID-19: A feminist response to a global pandemic”, June 2020...

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10 July 2020

UN experts encourage mandatory human rights due diligence, warning of the human cost of corruption in health-care supply chains

Author: UN Working Group on Business & Human Rights

“COVID-19 highlights deadly cost of corruption & the urgent need for companies to respect human rights: UN experts”, 9 July 2020...

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9 July 2020

Australia: Subcontracting in high-risk sectors amid COVID-19 could worsen existing labour abuses, says ACCR

Author: Dr Katie Hepworth, Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility

“Broken chains of responsibility: Victorian COVID-19 clusters reveal subcontracting risks”, 3 July 2020...

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9 July 2020

Indian workers in the Gulf choosing between contract changes or repatriation without wages & compensation

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8 July 2020

Bangladesh: Garment factories use cover of pandemic to dismiss unionised & pregnant workers

Author: Malia Politzer, The Guardian

“‘We are on our own’: Bangladesh’s pregnant garment workers face the sack”, 09 July 2020...

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