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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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22 March 2016

USA: Fair Food Program starts certifying strawberries to improve conditions for workers

Author: Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW)

"Fair Food Program strawberries set to hit select Whole Foods stores this week, carry FFP label on the clamshell", ...

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15 December 2015

AP: Global supermarkets selling shrimp peeled by slaves

Author: Margie Mason, Robin McDowell, Martha Mendoza, Esther Htusana, Associated Press

[A]n Associated Press investigation has found shrimp peeled by modern-day slaves is reaching the U.S., Europe and Asia...U.S. customs records show the shrimp made its way into the supply chains of major U.S. food stores and retailers such as Wal-Mart,...

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15 December 2015
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Author: Süddeutsche Zeitung

Der Verdächtige ist ein alter Bekannter, die Vorwürfe erscheinen schrecklich vertraut, und doch: Was Reporter der Nachrichtenagentur AP jetzt in aufwendigen Recherchen über Thailand und die Zustände in der dortigen Shrimp-Industrie herausgefunden...

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15 December 2015

Thailand: Investigation finds enslaved migrants & children in shrimp processing factories supplying US & European markets

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5 November 2015

Study finds companies struggling to comply with reporting requirements of California Transparency in Supply Chains Act

Author: Morgan Windsor, International Business Times

"In California, Companies Struggle To Combat Human Trafficking, Slavery In Compliance With Transparency in Supply Chains Act: Report", 4 Nov 2015...

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7 September 2015

Commentary: "Why Consumers Matter in Realizing Workers' Rights"

Author: Greg Asbed (Coalition of Immokalee Workers), Scott Nova (Worker Rights Consortium), Noelle Damico (National Economic and Social Rights Initiative), on Huffington Post (USA)

Partnering consumer power with worker-designed solutions to protect their own human rights is a 21st century strategy for transforming supply chains. And it's winning...For workers experiencing human rights violations, "corporate social responsibility...

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25 June 2015

"What makes the Fair Food Program unique?": Video interview with Gerardo Reyes from Coalition of Immokalee Workers

The Fair Food Programme grew out of the Coalition of  Immokalee Workers to tackle abusive working conditions in the Florida tomato industry, where forced labour and sexual harrasment were commonplace.  The program is based around agreements with...

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7 December 2014

Mexico: Hardship on Mexico's farms, a bounty for U.S. tables

Author: Richard Marosi, Los Angeles Times (USA)

Mexico Hardship on Mexico's farms, a bounty for U.S. tables 08 Dec 14...

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12 November 2014

USA: Fair Food Program report highlights progress in improving working conditions at tomato farms in Florida

Author: Fair Food Standards Council

"Fair Food Program: 2014 Annual Report", Nov 2014...

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