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25 February 2020

Kenya: Locals in oil-rich Turkana claim only the elite have benefited from Tullow Oil's operations; company comments

Author: Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Villagers left high and dry as Tullow breaks promise"...

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24 February 2020

UAE: Over 1000 workers receive unpaid wages after Labour Ministry settles case

After their company director absconded with large amounts of company funds in 2018, 1,200 migrant workers at an unnamed catering company in Abu Dhabi were left without wages. They have since received compensation. The affected workers included cooks,...

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20 February 2020

Uganda: Local community says abrupt closure of Nyamuliro Wolfram mine has compromised their livelihood; company comments

Author: The Independent (Uganda)

"Workers protest closure of Nyamuliro wolfram mines"...

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21 January 2020
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Am 16. Januar 2020 reichte die Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker (GfbV) beim Schweizer Kontaktpunkt für die OECD-Leitsätze für multinationale Unternehmen eine Beschwerde gegen das Energieunternehmen BKW ein. BKW ist an einem umstrittenen Windpark in...

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21 January 2020

OECD complaint filed against Swiss energy company for investing in Norwegian wind project opposed by indigenous people

On 16 January 2020, the Society for Threatened People (STP) filed a complaint with the Swiss National Contact Point against energy company BKW for investing in a wind farm project in western Norway. Storheia, the site of one of the wind farms is an...

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20 January 2020

UAE: Teachers call for greater protections to counter "bullying" and breaches of labour standards

Author: Anam Rizvi, The National (UAE)

"UAE teachers call for support groups to help protect rights,"18 Jan 2020...

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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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9 December 2019

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights paper looks at examples of business-related human rights abuse and factors facilitating access to remedy

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8 December 2019
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Author: Mesa Nacional de ONG sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos (Colombia)

“Declaración Pública de las Organizaciones No Gubernamentales Ambientales, Sociales, de Desarrollo y de Derechos Humanos” – 10 de diciembre de 2019...

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6 December 2019

Bahrain: Retailer Jawad faces legal case over salary non-payment to hundreds of employees

Author: Raji Unnikrishnan, GDN Online (Bahrain)

"Decision pending in pay row case, 80 employees claim they have not been paid for nine months," 30 Nov 2019...

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