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13 July 2017

Fox Sports fires programming head over sexual harassment claims

Author: Geoffrey Smith, Fortune (USA)

"Fox Sports has fired its programming head over harrassment claims." 4 July 2017...

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10 July 2017

India: 1 in 7 women garment workers in Bangalore factories experience sexual harassment; survivors not likely to complain fearing social stigma

Author: Rohini Mohan, Scroll India

"Bengaluru garment hub’s dirty secret: Sexual harassment in the workplace", 27 Jun 2017...

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7 July 2017

Uganda: Brief on state's human rights obligations in the context of business activities

Author: Initiative for Social & Economic Rights (Uganda)

"Economic and Social Rights Advocacy Brief: The State Obligation to Respect, Protect and Fulfil Economic Social and Cultural Rights in the Context of Business Activities"...

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27 June 2017

Allegations of sexual harassment & gender discrimination against Uber lead to company-wide investigation

Successive sexual harassment and gender discrimination claims against Uber led to a full-scale probe into the company's treatment of its female employees and customers. Investigations revealed company-wide issues with gender discrimination and...

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22 June 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns after after internal inquiry finds widespread sexual harassment, gender discrimination

Author: Julia Carrie Wong, The Guardian (UK)

"Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following months of chaos", 21 June 2017...

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15 June 2017

Structural inequality & discrimination against women highlighted in joint submission to UN Working Group for its upcoming report on access to remedy

In line with a survey conducted by the UN Working Group on business and human rights for its report on access to effective remedy for business-related human rights abuses, 9 groups and individuals led by International Women’s Rights Action Watch –...

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9 June 2017
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Author: AFP et Le Parisien (France)

« Uber licencie 20 salariés pour discrimination, harcèlement et intimidation », 7 juin 2017...

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7 June 2017

USA: Uber fires 20 employees including some senior executives, following company-wide sexual harassment probe

Author: Olivia Solon, Guardian (UK)

Uber firings: over 20 staff dismissed amid sexual harassment investigation...

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5 June 2017

New Zealand: Labour inspectorate finds migrant workers widely exploited in nail bars & beauty salons

Author: Talia Shadwell, Stuff Business Day

"Authorities accuse beauty salons of breaching employees' rights, as migrant workers complain of long hours and abuse"...

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2 June 2017

USA: Tesla fires employee who filed gender discrimination lawsuit; incl. company comments

Author: Sam Levin, Guardian (UK)

"Tesla fires female engineer who alleged sexual harassment", 1 Jun 2017...

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