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19 September 2017

Thailand: Supreme Court approves $52,000 compensation for 14 Myanmar workers who reported forced labour conditions at Thammakaset chicken farm

Author: TCIJ (Thailand)

"Supreme Court Approves 1.7 Million Thai Baht (US$52, 000) Compensation Order to 14 Migrant Workers from Myanmar Formerly Subject to Rights Abuses at Thai Export Giant Betagro's 'Thammakaset' Poultry Farm", 15 Sep 2017...

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18 September 2017
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Author: Le Monde (France)

« Google poursuivi en justice par des ex-employées pour discrimination salariale », 15 septembre 2017...

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18 September 2017
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15 September 2017
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Author: Sophie Chapelle, Basta! (France)

« Ouragans, inondations : des multinationales poursuivies en justice », 13 septembre 2017...

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15 September 2017

So. Africa: Ex-Anglo American & Anglo Gold Ashanti miners suffering from silicosis receive payout of over $5 million

Author: Peter Lewis, Ground Up, on All Africa

"South Africa: R66 Million Paid Out to Former Miners With Silicosis", 14 Sep 2017...

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15 September 2017

Thailand: High court orders mining company to pay damages, clean polluted creek

Author: Piyarach Chongcharoen, Bangkok Post

"Klity Creek villagers win 19-year legal battle", 11 September 2017...

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15 September 2017

USA: Ex-employees sue Google over alleged gender-based pay discrimination, includes company comments

Author: Associated Press

"Google faces class-action suit alleging gender pay discrimination", 14 Sep 2017...

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14 September 2017

California communities’ lawsuit against 37 fossil fuel companies (re climate change compensation)

On 17 July 2017, three local governments in California (San Mateo County, Marin County, and the City of Imperial Beach) filed a lawsuit against 37 fossil fuel companies including BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Peabody Energy, Shell and Statoil....

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12 September 2017

Guatemala: Supreme Court rules Tahoe Resources can restart work at its mines while carrying out mandatory consultation of local indigenous peoples

Author: Bill Barreto, Reuters

"Guatemala court grants Tahoe unit San Rafael right to operate", 9 Sep 2017...

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12 September 2017

USA: Rhode Island Association of the Deaf sues Lifespan over alleged disability discrimination for failing to provide interpreters

Author: Katie Mulvaney, Providence Journal (USA)

"R.I. [Rhode Island] Deaf Association sues Lifespan accusing lack of interpreters for the deaf", 10 Sep 2017...

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