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18 January 2018
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En un accidente que habría tenido un antecedente 23 años atrás, en el mismo sitio, se desplomó el puente Chirajara, en el departamento del Meta, que hace parte de las obras de conexión vial anunciadas por el gobierno para acelerar el desarrollo del...

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15 January 2018

Indonesia: Report details ongoing worker exploitation at Indofood; company did not respond

Rainforest Action Network (RAN) published a new report that raises serious allegations of labour abuses in the plantations of Indofood.  These allegations include (1) worker exploitation, (2) poverty-level wages, (3) hazardous work conditions...

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15 January 2018

As Jordan's garment sector grows, activists push for better migrant workers' rights

Author: Alisa Reznick, Middle East Eye (UK)

...Stretching across more than a square kilometre of arid desert in northern Jordan, Al Hassan is the largest of 18 special industrial zones churning out readymade garments and textiles for export. It is also home to the thousands of migrant workers...

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15 January 2018
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Author: Hispanics In Philanthropy y Fundación C&A

“Logros y Retos de la Responsabilidad Social Corporativa en el Sector de la Moda en México. -Documento base para la documentación de buenas prácticas en materia de derecho humanos laborales y género para su difusión entre grupos de interés del sector...

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10 January 2018

New report examines root causes of forced labour in global supply chains

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8 January 2018

Italy: Indian migrant workers struggle against exploitation & abusive conditions in food & farming sector

Author: Daniela Sala & Marco Valle (The Guardian)

"'An employer? No, we have a master': the Sikhs secretly exploited in Italy", 22 Dec 2017...

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3 January 2018

India: Children found stitching shoes in hazardous conditions for global market in Agra

Author: Roli Srivastava, Thomson Reuters Foundation, India

"Children stitch shoes for global market in India's tourist magnet Agra", 19 December 2017...

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3 January 2018

Nepal: Amnesty International survey documents exploitation of migrant workers by recruitment agents charging excessive, illegal fees

In December 2017, Amnesty International conducted a survey of 414 Nepali migrant workers. The results revealed that 88% reported that they paid fees to recruitment agents for their jobs overseas. Most workers also had to take out high-interest loans...

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2 January 2018

Myanmar: Wage committee sets workers’ daily salary at K4800 while unions say k5600-6600 more reasonable due to high cost of living

Author: Zaw Zaw Htwe, Myanmar Times

"National wage panel approves K4800 minimum wage", 03 January 2018...

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2 January 2018

Berlin Spends Over €400bln on Scheme to Employ Refugees in Middle East

Author: Sputnik International

The German government has created almost 20,000 jobs this year in Middle Eastern countries such as Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey, as part of its "cash for work" scheme that aims to stem migration from the Middle East to Europe. The new employment brings...

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