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11 December 2017

UK: Inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire to consider role of cos. involved in refurbishment, incl. corporate manslaughter charges

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30 November 2017
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Author: Amanda Rossi, BBC Brasil em São Paulo (UK/Brazil)

"De proteção contra substância cancerígena a 'demissão em massa', os efeitos da proibição do amianto", 29 novembro 2017O Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) proibiu...[em 29 de novembro]...a extração, industrialização, comercialização e distribuição de...

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21 November 2017

Full report - "Trade union rights in the Tokyo 2020 supply chain"

Author: Building and Wood Workers International (BWI)

On paper, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (TOCOG) has made strong commitments to embedding human rights norms throughout all stages of Tokyo 2020’s implementation.  However environmental and human rights complaints...

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21 November 2017

Itochu Kenza did not respond

 

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21 November 2017

Japan Kenzai did not respond

 

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21 November 2017

Malaysia: Civil society reports labour rights violation in timber supply chain of Tokyo 2020; companies did not respond

Based on information from the Timber Industry Employees Union of Sarawak (TIEUS), Building and Wood Workers International alleges in this report that violations of  labour rights, including the freedom of association, are being committed by companies...

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21 November 2017

Shin Yang did not respond

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21 November 2017

Zedtee did not respond

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Article
13 November 2017

Kenya: Study blames high rate of injuries & deaths in construction sector on contractors negligence in ensuring workers' safety

Author: Gatonye Gathura, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Study links fatalities at construction sites to reluctance to invest in safety”...

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8 November 2017
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Author: Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos (México)

“Solicita Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos a los gobiernos de la Ciudad de México, Chiapas, Edomex, Guerrero, Morelos, Oaxaca y Puebla implementar medidas cautelares en la etapa de reconstrucción, crear mecanismos de transparencia y rendición de...

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