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29 June 2020

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on States & businesses to ensure that use of new technologies does not violate right to peaceful assembly

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24 June 2020
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Author: América Latina en Movimiento

“Argentina: Vicentín y otras empresas, socias del terrorismo de Estado” -18 de junio de 2020-...

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24 June 2020
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Author: Observatorio de conflictos mineros en el Perú

“Trabajadores de minera MARSA demandan condiciones de trabajo durante emergencia” -22 de junio de 2020-...

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24 June 2020
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24 June 2020

India: Unions accuse factory producing for H&M of union busting after dismissal of 1,200 garment workers during COVID-19; Incl. comments by H&M

On 6 June 2020, Euro Clothing Company II (ECC-2) in Karnataka, India, abruptly laid off all of its 1,200 mostly women garment workers, citing a lack of orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. ECC-2 is owned by the Gokaldas company, which has over 20 other...

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22 June 2020

ITUC 2020 Global Rights Index: violations of workers’ rights at seven-year high and in danger of further deterioration in wake of Covid-19

Hard-won labour rights are coming under attack around the world. An increasing number of countries are restricting freedom of association, denying workers the right to unionise, strike and engage in collective bargaining....

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22 June 2020

Primark response

Author: Primark

Primark's Code of Conduct clearly states that all workers have the right to join or form trade unions of their own choosing and to bargain collectively - the current pandemic has not altered our commitment to this principle, or any others in our Code....

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18 June 2020

Lesotho: 50,000 garment workers secure unpaid wages from COVID-19 lockdown following strike

Author: Tula Connell, Solidarity Center

"LESOTHO GARMENT WORKERS STRIKE, WIN BACK PAY", 17 June 2020...

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16 June 2020
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Author: Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros en América Latina (OCMAL)

“Chile: Los trabajadores de Codelco amenazan con detener el trabajo” - 15 de junio de 2020...

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16 June 2020
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Author: Correo del Caroní

“Dirigencia sindical de empresas básicas reactiva lucha de calle por los derechos laborales” -10 de junio de 2020-...

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