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24 March 2017
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Author: Alain Bouithy, Libération (Maroc)

« L'OIT révise sa Déclaration sur les entreprises multinationales - Objectif : un travail décent pour tous », 22 mars 2017...

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23 March 2017
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Author: Heloísa Mendonça e Gil Alessi, El País (Brazil)

“Lei da terceirização-Câmara aprova terceirização para todas as atividades. Entenda o que muda-Deputados ressuscitaram projeto de 1998, de FHC, já aprovado pelo Senado. Texto vai a sanção”, 23 de março de 2017...

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23 March 2017

NGOs submit policy recommendations on business & human rights to G20 Employment Working Group

Author: coordinated by Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable

"G7/G20 BHR Task Force submit letter to G20 Employment Working Group", 23 Mar 2017...

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21 March 2017
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Author: Jamil Chade, Estadão/Conectas (Brazil)

“Brasil é denunciado à ONU após TST vetar 'lista suja' do trabalho escravo”, 21 de marco de 2017...

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21 March 2017

Call for contributions: Research into the Facilities Management Sector

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

The UK Modern Slavery Act has increased the focus in the UK on the conditions of workers in both direct and extended supply chains. Facilities management is a growing sector within the UK and globally, but more awareness is needed of the ways in which...

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21 March 2017

ILO revises Tripartite Declaration on multinational enterprises - includes new principles to achieve decent work for all

Author: International Labour Organisation

"ILO revises its landmark Declaration on multinational enterprises"...

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21 March 2017

Russia: Arrested journalist covering migrant workers' rights at risk of being forcibly returned to Uzbekistan, where he may face torture

Author: Amnesty International

"Russian Federation: Stop journalist's forcible return to Uzbekistan: Khudoberdi Nurmatov (Ali Feruz)", 17 March 2017...

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20 March 2017

Social and environmental impacts of mega coal power projects in Egypt

The Egyptian government appears to have taken steps to attract investments in coal-fuelled power plants, with some reports pointing to potential USD 10 billion foreign investments in projects that would generate around 6,000 MW. Despite the magnitude...

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20 March 2017

EU: Parliament adopts binding law on conflict minerals

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20 March 2017

Indonesia: Wilmar allegedly tries to cover up labour abuses exposed in 2016 Amnesty report; company denies allegation

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