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17 January 2020

Bahrain: Complaints mechanism for migrant workers welcome but barriers to justice may still remain, NGO warns

In December 2019, Bahrain's Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced the launch of a new service to allow migrant workers to sue their employees for mistreatment and labour abuse....

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17 January 2020
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16 January 2020

Cambodia: 23 CSOs issue a joint statement to express disappointment with court's order to suspend NagaWorld workers' strike

Author: CENTRAL & others

"CSOs' joint statement", 10 January 2020...

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16 January 2020

Cambodia: Labour Minister urges to widen social security fund services to include more workers with effectiveness

Author: Kimmarita Long, The Phnom Penh Post

"Sam Heng: Social security must widen to include more workers", 14 January 2020...

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16 January 2020

Cambodia: Ministry of Labour, employers and workers discuss amendments to the Law on Labour including night shifts

Author: Kunthear Mom, Khmer Times

"Ministry workshop to discuss Labour Law amendment", 16 January 2020...

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16 January 2020
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Author: Juliane Kippenberg et Komala Ramachandra, Human Rights Watch

« Un élan dynamique vers une responsabilité accrue des entreprises », janvier 2020...

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16 January 2020
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Eine am 15. Januar 2020 von Germanwatch und Misereor veröffentlichte Studie dokumentiert Menschenrechtsverletzungen im Agarsektor und analysiert die menschenrechtliche Sorgfalt 15 deutscher Unternehmen. Dabei kommt die Studie zu dem Schluss, dass trotz...

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16 January 2020

UAE: Employers using tourist visa scams to trap Indian migrants in abusive work

Author: Roli Srivastava, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Tourist visa scam traps Indian migrants in abusive jobs in UAE," 15 Jan 2020...

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15 January 2020

Holding Companies to Account: Momentum Builds for Corporate Human Rights Duties

Author: Juliane Kippenberg & Komala Ramachandra, Human Rights Watch

In 2020, you should be watching for... a growing trend of national legislatures requiring companies to live up to their responsibilities to workers, communities, and the environment....

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15 January 2020

Sweden: Report calls on sports retailers to disclose supply chain information to improve conditions for garment workers

Author: Fair Action

"Stuck in the starting blocks: Swedish sporting retailers on transparency", 15 January 2020...

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