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23 November 2017

4th Global Conference on Child Labour reaffirms commitment to ending child labour by 2025

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20 November 2017

UK: Deliveroo riders are self-employed contractors without minimum wage rights, tribunal rules

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20 November 2017

UK: New report urges govt. to change law to better protect workers' rights in the gig economy

Author: Sarah Butler, The Guardian (UK)

[T]wo influential parliamentary committees [...] have prepared draft legislation intended to close the loopholes that allow “irresponsible companies to underpay workers”... The rise of other insecure forms of work, with about 900,000 on zero-hours...

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20 November 2017

Worker advocacy groups launch initiative to improve conditions in corporate supply chains through worker-led codes of conduct

Author: Steven Greenhouse, The Guardian

"'Some kids are not orphans because of this': how unions are keeping workers safe", 8 November 2017...

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17 November 2017

Allen & Overy publishes fifth issue of The Business and Human Rights Review

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15 November 2017
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Author: Bianca Vailant e Sullivan Silva, Ceert (Brazil)

"Funcionário desabafa sobre ato racista de cliente em hamburgueria-Cansados de acompanhar casos de preconceito promovido por clientes direcionados a seus funcionários, os donos do local divulgaram uma nota de repúdio na página da hamburgueria na rede...

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15 November 2017

KnowTheChain announces 125 companies to be benchmarked in 2018

KnowTheChain announced the names of the 125 companies with combined assets under management of over USD 6.6 trillion it will be benchmarking  in 2018 on their efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains. KnowTheChain will cover global...

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14 November 2017

EU: Parliament postpones controversial vote due to lack of consensus on cancer concerns re glyphosate license

Author: Caterina Tani, EU Observer

"EU fails again to agree glyphosate renewal", 9 November 2017...

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12 November 2017

Interview: Mars discusses sustainable land use and efforts to combat climate change

Author: Ashley Allen, We Mean Business

Ashley Allen, Senior Manager Sustainability at Mars Inc. spoke to the We Mean Business coalition about the critical role of sustainable land use for the company’s success and calls on companies to double down on their climate action…

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12 November 2017

We Mean Business NGO network & corporate partners express support for COP23 vision of a "grand coalition" to accelerate climate action

Author: We Mean Business

"Making the Paris Vision a Reality", 2 Nov 2017...

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