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28 June 2014
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A trade union leader working for a Nestlé branch was allegedly attacked by paramilitaries; the leader survived, but one of the attackers was killed and the other one was injured by body guards provided by a governmental protection programme

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4 June 2014
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Auteur: Rania Fazah, Middle East Researcher & Representative, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The argument that economic development should precede human rights is tired and dangerous, though often seen. It will only be a matter of time until this becomes clear (again) in Egypt – but how much time will that take, with how much repression...

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26 May 2014
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Auteur: Jason Ng, Wall Street Journal

Several countries in Southeast Asia are among the world’s worst to work in, with workers suffering from regular rights violations, according to a new labor rights index. The International Trade Union Confederation’s Global Rights Index assesses where...

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19 May 2014
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19 May 2014
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Article
16 May 2014
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Auteur: Tanja Milevska, EurActiv

240 people were arrested on Thursday (15 May) around the European Business Summit venue in Brussels during non-violent protests organised by trade unions and citizens’ groups.  The protestors had gathered to denounce the budgetary austerity policies in...

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Article
16 May 2014
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Auteur: Leicester Mercury

A union has staged a protest outside a meeting attended by senior managers of fashion giant Next. Officials at the GMB union claim many workers at the Enderby-based retail chain have been left worse off after having their hours cut. The union said it...

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13 May 2014
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Auteur: Sharif Abdel Kouddous, The Nation

...The formation of independent trade unions and the enactment of an increased minimum wage mark two important achievements for workers’ rights since the revolution, but there have been few other recent gains for Egyptian workers, as the successive...

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7 May 2014
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Article
6 May 2014
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Auteur: Julie Jargon, Wall Street Journal

McDonald’s Corp. is gearing up for more action on the part of a fast food workers group that’s been criticizing the company for paying low wages...A McDonald’s spokeswoman...said, “Our focus remains on our valued employees and the career opportunities...

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