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15 July 2020

So. Africa: Three million South Africans have lost their jobs as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, women most affected

Author: Yolisa Tswanya, Independent Online (South Africa)

'Lockdown cost 3 million jobs, caused widespread hunger' 16 July 2020...

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14 July 2020

Liberia: Minister urges company to follow proper procedure in laying off employees

Author: Jaheim Tumu, Front Page Africa

‘Labor Minister Kollie Urges Firestone To Abandon Plan To Lay-off 374 Workers’ 10 July 2020...

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24 June 2020

As govts. respond to COVID-19 fallout, progressive taxation could directly address economic inequalities, says CESR

Author: Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR)

“Recovering rights: Progressive tax measures to realise rights (Topic 3)”, 15 June 2020...

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17 June 2020

Companies must honour intl. standards to counter impacts on gender equality & sexual health rights, says DFPA report

Author: The Danish Family Planning Association

“Gender equality and the right to health: A guideline for business”, June 2020...

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16 June 2020

Peru: Human Rights Without Borders reports COVID-19 at HudBay mine, inadequate protection of workers; company comments

Author: The Reminder

“Human rights group claims Hudbay Peru COVID-19 outbreak, company says cases not confirmed” – 1 June 2020...

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16 June 2020

USA: Landmark Supreme Court decision rules that employers cannot discriminate against LGBTQ+ workers

On 15 July 2020, the US Supreme ruled that employers who terminate workers' employment on account of their sexual orientation or gender identity are in breach of civil rights laws. The case centred on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which b...

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15 June 2020

Uruguay: Country becomes the first nation to ratify the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention

Author: International Labor Organization

‘Uruguay first to ratify ILO Violence and Harassment Convention’ 12 June 2020...

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2 June 2020

USA: Twitter adds fact-check warnings to President Trump’s tweets; Trump signs executive order to curtail legal protections for social media companies

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Report
13 May 2020

Tool provides guidance to companies on protecting the right to health in accordance with human rights due diligence standards

Author: Ana Dangova Hug, Inter Partes

"Tool on (Children's) Right to Health and Businesses: Unpacking the Human Rights Due Diligence Standard", May 2020...

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1 May 2020

GBI & Clifford Chance explore growing calls for mandatory human rights due diligence & the effect of COVID-19

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights & Clifford Chance LLP

“Navigating the changing business and human rights legal landscape - from GBI and Clifford Chance”, 1 May 2020...

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