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Health: General (including workplace health & safety)

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6 December 2019

Laos: Chinese-owned factory that operates without permit emits foul smell that affects residents' health; causes death of worker

Author: Eugene Whong, Radio Free Asia

"Chinese-Owned Factory in Laos Causes Health Scare, Foul Smells in Nearby Villages", 4 December 2019...

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6 December 2019

Japan: Dentsu receives warning for violating overtime rules, two years after worker suicide highlighted illegal overtime practices

Author: The Japan Times

"Advertising giant Dentsu again found violating rules on overtime hours", 5 December 2019...

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5 December 2019

Cambodia: Minister of Labour calls for the establishment of infirmaries in garment factories, enterprises and establishments

Author: Long Kimmarita, The Phnom Penh Post

"Ministry of Labour calls for the establishment of infirmaries in enterprises", 4 December 2019...

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4 December 2019

Zambia: Mine accident claims one life and leaves two seriously injured

Author: Lusaka Times (Zambia)

‘Miner dies in mine accident’ 29 November 2019...

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4 December 2019

Qatar: Study highlights obstacles to healthcare for male migrant workers; recommends greater employer accountability

A study published by the Centre for International and Regional Studies, Georgetown University in Qatar and World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation reviews the data single male labourers' (SML) access to healthcare...

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3 December 2019

Facebook group highlights allegations of poor working conditions in Amazon warehouses, following investigations on health & safety

Author: Jane Wakefield, BBC

"Amazon: What does 'peak season' mean for employees?", 29 November 2019...

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3 December 2019

First stage of inaugural UK Fisheries Sector Human Rights and Social Welfare Baseline Project launched

Author: Human Rights at Sea

“UK fisheries sector human rights and social welfare baseline project gets underway”, 28 November 2019...

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3 December 2019
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Author: Agence de Presse Sénégalaise (APS)

"Les ICS invitées à mieux faire pour les populations de Méouane", 27 novembre 2019...

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3 December 2019
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3 December 2019

USA: Workers stage Black Friday protests at Macy's, Guess & H&M stores over working conditions & dismissals

Author: Michael Sainato, The Guardian

"US retail employees call out working conditions with Black Friday protests", 29 November 2019...

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