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23 March 2017

Civil society recommendations to G20 highlight transparency & responsible business conduct

Author: Civil 20

"Civil Society Recommendations to the G20"...

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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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Hace 2 años, las y los jornaleros de San Quintín se manifestaron ante las precarias condiciones laborales (falta de seguridad social, de un salario digno, acoso sexual y malos tratos). Dos años después, las y los jornaleros protestan por la falta de...

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21 March 2017
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…Seguimos decepcionados de que información no precisa sobre nuestros productores independientes y el trato de sus campesinos en México continúen siendo circuladas. Como parte de nuestros valores esenciales están la pasión, la humildad, y la confianza...

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20 March 2017

Philippines: Govt. issues policy guidelines against use of unjust labour contracts; groups say new order fails to address job insecurity, does not fulfill Duterte’s campaign promise

In the Philippines, a common labour contract system involves the use of short-term contracts wherein workers are repeatedly hired for periods less than six months, thereby denying them of regular employment status and the accompanying security of...

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Article
19 March 2017

UAE: Workers urged to report companies for withholding wages

Author: Nick Webster, The National (UAE)

"Unpaid workers urged to complain to UAE ministry before problems escalate", 12 March 2017...

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Article
17 March 2017

UAE: Study on migrant mobility reveals companies pay workers more after labour reforms

Author: Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania (USA)

"Labor Mobility for Migrants: How Open Should the Door Be?", 13 March 2017...

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15 March 2017

India: Major footwear and garment brands react to serious human rights issues in their leather supply chain and promise collective action

The report Do leather workers matter? Violating labour rights and environmental norms in India’s leather production explores labour conditions in the leather industry that are steeped into deep-rooted social inequalities in Indian society based on...

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Article
8 March 2017

El Salvador: NGO denounces labour abuses of female workers by apparel brands producing in special economic zones

Author: Iñaki Makazaga, El País (Spain)

 “There’s exploitation behind every piece of clothing made in El Salvador”, 7 Mar 17...

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6 March 2017

Kenya: Columnist claims sexual harassment of female workers common in flower farms, hopes Fairtrade certification will offer protection

Author: Nicola Kelly, BBC

"No bed of roses: The Kenyan flower pickers fighting sexual harassment"...

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