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Europe: Poor working & housing conditions at meat packing plants responsible for COVID-19 outbreak among workforce, report alleges
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of workers at meat processing plants across Europe have become infected with the virus. A new report by the European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT) identifies poor...
Telia Company shares Covid-19-related data requests received & its response as part of commitment to transparency, privacy & freedom of expression
Author: Telia Company
"Freedom of expression and the right to privacy in times of COVID-19 - information on unconventional requests (March-April 2020)"...
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EU response to COVID-19 must focus on realising socio-economic rights & prioritise companies that respect human rights, says ENNHRI
Author: European Network of National Human Rights Institutions
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Author: Malte Kreutzfeldt, taz
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COVID-19 business aid: Danish Govt. & Parliament set conditionalities on tax & dividend payments and say companies should follow UNGPs
Author: Danish Ministry of Finance
'Aftale om hjælpepakker til lønmodtagere og virksomheder mv. i forbindelse med gradvis genåbning af Danmark', 18 April 2020...
Author: Nikolaj Skydsgaard, Reuters
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Denmark: Govt. excludes companies paying out dividends, buying back shares or registered in tax havens from COVID-19 business aid
Author: Bloomberg Tax
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Author: Frédéric Simon, EURACTIV.com
Paris and Berlin have added their names to a growing list of EU capitals asking for the European Green Deal to be placed at the heart of the EU’s post-pandemic recovery plan......
Danish pension funds invest in US private prison companies accused of separating migrant families & "appalling conditions", investigation reveals
Author: Nikolaj Houmann Mortensen, Danwatch
Note: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has previously sought responses from CoreCivic (available here & here) and Geo Group (available here) in relation to the allegations raised against them....