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The Law Council of Australia and the Association of Corporate Counsel realeased a new fact sheet to assist businesses in understanding their commitments under the Modern Slavery Act and to help them navigate reporting requirements.
The New South Wales Government is facing calls to bring into force the nation's strongest anti-slavery law. Despite passing both houses of NSW parliament and receiving royal assent in 2018, the state legislation has never been enforced.
Gulf: Investors representing $3tn in assets urge construction, hotel & petroleum multinationals to safeguard migrant workers
An investor group representing total combined assets of $3 trillion has written to 54 multinational brands and businesses with operations in the six Gulf states, with requests for details on how they are safeguarding migrant workers....
Author: Mohamed Daghar, Institute for Security Studies
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China: Practical guidance discusses ways for investors to identify and mitigate human rights risks in northwest region
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Laos: Farm worker was beaten & tied up following a dispute at Chinese banana farm; company denies allegation
Author: Max Avary & Paul Eckert, Radio Free Asia
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Author: Sophie Stuber, France 24
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The Australian Government has launched its Online Register for Modern Slavery Statements. The website will provide access to statements from large businesses required to comply with the Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act 2018....
Author: Laurence Defranoux, Libération
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