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7 July 2020

China: Poor labour conditions revealed as mask factories close when COVID-19 pandemic subsides

Author: China Labour Bulletin (Hong Kong)

“China’s mask production goes from boom to bust leaving workers out of a job”, 6 July 2020...

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7 July 2020

Commentary: Bio-surveillance, invisible borders and the dangerous after-effects of COVID-19 measures

Author: Ayelet Shachar, openDemocracy (UK)

22 June 2020...

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7 July 2020

Electronics workers face dismissal, suspension of collective bargaining agreements, cancellation of wage increases

Author: IndustriALL

"Facing challenges in the ICT, electrical and electronics sector", (1 July 2020)...

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7 July 2020

Indonesia: Indigenous farmer released under Covid-19 assimilation programme, yet land disputes between indigenous community & paper giant continue

Bongku Bin Jelodan, member of the Sakai indigenous community in Riau, Indonesia, was jailed for planting cassava on company Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas's disputed land. He was sentenced to one year in prison and fined IDR 200 million and an...

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7 July 2020

Philippines: Unions accuse Coca-Cola of using COVID-19 as pretext to target & dismiss union leaders; Company denies allegations

Coca-Cola management in the Philippines is using COVID-19 as a pretext to target and dismiss union leaders at the San Fernando plant in Pampanga province, according to the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco...

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7 July 2020
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7 July 2020

Protecting Europe's cross-border workers during the Covid-19 pandemic

Author: Dragoș Pîslaru, EURACTIV (Belgium)

Fair treatment of Europe’s cross-border workers, 23 June 2020...

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7 July 2020

So. Africa: Company pleads guilty to charges relating to forced labour fined

Author: Orrin Singh, Sunday Times (South Africa)

‘Durban company hit with R25,000 fine after locking up workers and forcing them to make masks’ 3 July 2020...

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7 July 2020

Uganda: Police arrest and charge seven lawyers investigating circumstances of alleged forceful eviction of locals by multinationals

Anti-riot police rounded up and arrested seven lawyers who were investigating circumstances surrounding the alleged forceful eviction of over 35,000 people locals by Agilis Partners, Great Season and Kiryandongo Sugar Limited. They were later charged...

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7 July 2020
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Author: Ryushiro Kodaira, Nikkei Shimbun

「サプライチェーンの人権問題 ESGがあぶり出す」2020年6月24日...

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