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2 July 2020

Brazil: Delivery workers strike nationwide demanding better working conditions

Author: Brasil de Fato

…Data from the Health Ministry shows an alarming reality: 1,4 million formal jobs have been lost since the arrival of covid-19 in the country. The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) estimates that 40% of the Brazilian population is...

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2 July 2020
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Um relatório publicado por uma coalizão de organizações da sociedade civil (Earthworks, Institute for Policy Studies - Global Economy Program, London Mining Network, MiningWatch Canada, Terra Justa, War on Want e Yes to Life No to Mining) analisa...

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1 July 2020
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Author: Carlos Juliano Barros, UOL (Brasil)

“Prestador do iFood ameaça pelo WhatsApp entregador que aderir à paralisação”, 01 de Julho de 2020...

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28 June 2020

Australia: Govt. releases its first annual report on implementing the Modern Slavery Act 2018

Author: Australian Government

"Implementing the Modern Slavery Act 2018: The Australian Government’s Annual Report 1 January–31 December 2019"...

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28 June 2020

Thailand: Ministry of Justice refuses compensation to human trafficking survivor claiming victim entered the country illegally

Author: Human Rights and Development Foundation

"Ministry of Justice refuses to compensate an injured person who is a survivor of human trafficking and rape, claiming the girl voluntarily entered Thailand illegally", 24 June 2020...

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24 June 2020

So. Africa: Covid-19 may further roll back employees’ rights to protest

Author: Sarah Smit, Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

‘Workers’ rights rolled back as Covid-19 strikes’ 23 June 2020...

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24 June 2020
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Author: G1

“Entregadores se unem por melhores condições de trabalho nos aplicativos: 'Entrego comida com fome', diz ciclista”, 21 de Junho de 2020...

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21 June 2020

Myanmar: New minimum daily wage likely to be set in November

Author: Tint Zaw Tun, Myanmar Times

"New Myanmar daily minimum wage likely in November", 19 June 2020...

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21 June 2020

Philippines: Tougher measures versus child labour amid pandemic pressed; report shows children are engaged in dangerous tasks in agriculture & mining

Author: Cathrine Gonzales, The Philippine Daily Inquirer

"Tougher measures vs child labor amid pandemic pressed", 21 June 2020...

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19 June 2020

Brazil: Telemarketing operators risk contagion during the COVID-19 pandemic as call centres remain open; includes company responses

Call centers, included among the essential services, have not stopped working during the pandemic, including for commercial activities. Most employees cannot work remotely and risk contagion. As reported, the uncertainties and fear of dismissal oblige...

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