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Health: General (including workplace health & safety)

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13 January 2020

Poland: Workers at factory making UK passports reveal poor conditions and low wages

Author: MSN News

"Factory in Poland making our Blue Brexit passports 'feels like a prison': Workers reveal poor conditions and wages of just £400 a month after Home Office decided documents should be made abroad", 12 Jan 2020...

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12 January 2020
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Author: Valora Analitik

…El Consejo Global del Futuro en la Movilidad del Foro Económico Mundial en Ginebra, Suiza, incluyó en su Reporte 2019 a Promigas entre las 13 empresas destacadas del Reto de Movilidad en Transporte Corporativo Global en el mundo… “Promigas es pionera...

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11 January 2020

UAE: Construction firms fined for health and safety violations

Author: Ismail Sebugwaawo, Khaleej Times (UAE)

"Construction firms fined for flouting crane safety rules in Abu Dhabi," 11 Jan 2020...

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10 January 2020

Nepal: Supreme Court orders action on unexplained, high numbers of migrant worker deaths

Thousands of workers leave Nepal every year to work overseas, many of them to the Gulf countries - Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE - to work in manual labour jobs, particularly in construction. Working conditions have been criticised...

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9 January 2020
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Author: Diario Universidad de Chile

“Comunidad del valle del Marga-Marga se declara “en pie de guerra” contra termoeléctrica Los Rulos”- 8 de enero de 2020...

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9 January 2020

BMW joins Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance as first auto sector member

Author: Yoana Cholteeva, Mining Technology

8 Jan 2020...

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9 January 2020
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Author: Annabel Benhaiem, Huffington Post

« Soutenus par François Ruffin, des diabétiques déclarent la guerre à Sanofi », 8 janvier 2020...

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8 January 2020

Zimbabwe: Chamber of mines says power cuts putting mine workers’ lives at risk

Author: Pindula News, (Zimbabwe)

‘ZESA Power Cuts Bleeding Mining Companies & A Threat To Workers’ Safety’...

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8 January 2020
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Verdeckte Ermittler*innen der Arbeitsrechtsorganisation China Labour Watch (CLW) haben im Auftrag der Christlichen Initiative Romero (CIR) die Arbeitsbedingungen in chinesischen Spielwarenfabriken, die für internationale Konzerne produzieren,...

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8 January 2020

France: Former executives of France Telecom (now Orange) sentenced to jail for "moral harassment" after wave of employee suicides

Author: Angelique Chrisafis, Guardian (UK)

Former executives at France Télécom have been given prison sentences and fines after being found guilty of "institutional harassment" and creating a culture of routine workplace bullying that sparked a number of suicides at the company....

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