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16 February 2017

Brazil: Judge rules Uber drivers are employees & have labour rights

Author: Reuters

“Brazil judge rules Uber drivers are employees, deserve benefits”, 14 February 2017...

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  • Related companies: Uber
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16 February 2017

Ecuadorian plaintiffs in lawsuit against Chevron over oil pollution plan to appeal in Canadian court

Author: Alex Robinson, Law Times (Canada)

"Plaintiffs plan to appeal Chevron decision", 13 Feb 2017...

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16 February 2017

European Parliament approves controversial free trade agreement between the EU & Canada - CETA

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16 February 2017

Human Rights Watch says agricultural plantations & dam construction in Ethiopia compromising livelihoods in Kenya & Ethiopia

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Ethiopia: Dams, Plantations a Threat to Kenyans"...

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16 February 2017

Japan: Workers work up to or beyond "karoshi line" in most Japanese manufacturers

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16 February 2017

Kenya: NGOs urge World Bank to ensure KenGen geothermal project adequately safeguards local community's livelihood

Author: Narasha Community Development Group & others

"NGOs letter to World Bank calling for protection of indigenous Maasai"...

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16 February 2017

So. Africa: Mineworkers likely to settle lawsuit over compensation for health damage against gold mining companies

Author: Greg Nicolson, Daily Maverick (So. Africa)

"Silicosis: Mining companies point to settlement", 15 Feb 2017...

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16 February 2017

US law firm asks judge to delay order compelling it to give documents to Dutch court in lawsuit against Shell for abuses in Nigeria

Author: Suevon Lee, Law360 (USA)

"Cravath Wants Shell Docs Order Stayed During Appeal", 13 Feb 2017...

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16 February 2017

USA: Judge allows lawsuit to continue against 3M over chemical pollution of Tennessee River

Author: Dennis Pillion, Alabama Media Group

"Alabama water pollution lawsuit to proceed after judge rejects motion to dismiss", 15 Feb 2017...

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16 February 2017

USA: Restaurants & suppliers nationwide close in solidarity with immigrants protesting Trump's policies

Author: Mark Shrayer, Uproxx (USA)

"A Running List Of All The Restaurants Closed For ‘A Day Without Immigrants’ Today", 16 Feb 2017...

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