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4 June 2019
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Author: Le Point (France)

« États-Unis : ces entreprises qui tentent de freiner les ventes d'armes », 1er juin 2019  ...

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20 May 2019

USA: Nonprofit drug rehab program allegedly sends patients to work without pay at Exxon, Shell & Walmart; incl. company responses

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17 May 2019

Ethiopia: Major apparel brands accused of 'race to the bottom' after investigation reveals wages as low as $0.12 per hour & 'numerous' labour abuses in garment factories; Incl. co. responses

An investigation by Workers Rights Consortium into Ethiopia's growing textile and apparel export sector has found the lowest wages it has ever documented in any garment exporting country - as little as $0.12 an hour - and numerous labour rights abuses...

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Company response
13 May 2019

Walmart's response

Author: Walmart

Thank you for your inquiry and a chance to comment on the report published by Worker Rights Consortium. We are reviewing the allegations and will engage our suppliers as needed. We encourage NGOs and researchers to reach out to us directly prior to...

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8 May 2019

Response from Walmart

Author: Walmart

These allegations involve a third-party logistics provider that was responsible for staffing and personnel needs for its operations at the facility before Walmart took over operations of the Baytown distribution center in 2017. These allegations are...

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7 May 2019

USA: Amazon faces 7 lawsuits from pregnant women about alleged discrimination

Author: Timothy B. Lee, Arts Technica (USA)

"Amazon discriminates against pregnant women, seven lawsuits have said", 6 May 2019...

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11 April 2019

Stronger Together launches multi-stakeholder effort focused on responsible recruitment for farmworker employment in US produce industry

Author: Stronger Together

Today, Stronger Together launched a new, pragmatic, multi-stakeholder effort to stimulate a responsible recruitment marketplace for farmworker employment in the US produce industry. The program seeks to create demand for responsible recruitment,...

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1 April 2019

Mexico: Workers strike for higher wages in factories run by US companies and subcontractors

Author: Vox

“Thousands of workers at US factories in Mexico are striking for higher wages”, 28th March 2019...

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26 March 2019

Bangladesh: Brands commit to new garment factory safety scheme Nirapon following winding down of Alliance

Author: Hannah Abdulla, Just Style

"Alliance brands back new Bangladesh factory scheme", 25 March 2019...

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13 March 2019

Open For Business provides framework for cos. to act in public sphere to promote LGBT+ inclusion

Author: Open For Business (USA)

"Channels of Influence: How Companies Can Promote LGBT+ Inclusive Societies", Mar 2019...

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