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21 December 2017

USA: Microsoft promotes end of forced arbitration agreements in sexual harassment cases

Author: Nick Wingfield & Jessica Silver-Greenberg, The New York Times (USA)

"Microsoft Moves to End Secrecy in Sexual Harassment Claims" 19 Dec 2017...

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5 December 2017

Analysis of success factors for remedy from the Dutch National Contact Point process regarding labor rights abuses by Heineken in the DRC

Author: OECD Watch

[Note: This piece was also published as part of the UN Forum blog series here.]...

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5 December 2017

Commentary on the relationship between judicial and non-judicial remedy

Author: OECD Watch

"Judicial mechanisms are the backbone of the remedy system, non-judicial the fingertips", 4 December 2017...

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1 December 2017

NGO report highlights disproportionate impact of land intensive industries on women's rights

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27 November 2017

Communities in Peruvian amazon denounce the failure of the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil’s complaint mechanism

Author: Forest Peoples Programme

"Shipibo Konibo community condemns RSPO complaint mechanism", 25 Nov 2017...

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27 November 2017

UN Forum on Business & Human Rights - Day One Recap

Author: Michael Quayle, Thomas Voland & Emily Holland, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

[Note: This piece was also published as part of the UN Forum blog series here.]...

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22 November 2017

Commentary: Companies' ineffective grievance mechanisms can amplify consequences of human rights abuses

Author: Jeff Conant, Friends of the Earth U.S., Business and Human Rights Journal

"Failures of redress, or when is a grievance mechanism not a grievance mechanism?", 22 Nov 2017...

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21 November 2017

Tanzania: Activists want justice for victims of alleged human rights abuses at Acacia's mine included in govt.'s framework agreement with parent Barrick Gold; company responds

Human rights advocacy organisations have urged the govt. to address human rights abuses allegedly committed at Acacia's North Mara mine, as part of the framework agreement with Acacia's parent company, Barrick Gold. The activists are seeking President...

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20 November 2017

Commentary: Businesses must prioritize access to remedy in states with weak rule of law

Author: Daniel Aguirre, Greenwich University, Business and Human Rights Journal

"Obligations to respect and protect human rights are meaningless without access to remedy in states where the rule of law is weak: The example of Myanmar", 20 Nov 2017...

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20 November 2017

Commentary: Effective grievance mechanisms strengthen companies' social license to operate & reduce risks

Author: Lukasz Czerwinski, Landesa, Business and Human Rights Journal

"A Jedi Approach for Companies to Manage Grievances and Land-Related Risk", 17 Nov 2017...

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