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24 June 2020

Eswatini: Competition Commission tightens grip on excessive pricing by business during Covid-19

Author: Sibusiso Dlamini, Swazi Observer

‘Businesses facing up to e0.5m fine for overpricing’ 17 June 2020...

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18 May 2020

Kenya: Govt. agency blacklists eight substandard hand sanitiser brands as demands rises due to Covid-19 pandemic

Author: Bonface Otieno, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Covid-19: Kebs blacklists eight sanitiser brands"...

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13 May 2020

So. Africa: Minister exposes companies withholding govt. unemployment funds meant for workers during COVID-19 & warns against similar practices

The Minister of Labour and Employment issued a stern warning to employers who have received Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) Covid-19 temporary employer/employee relief scheme benefits from government but are not passing on the money to workers. The...

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8 May 2020

USA: Amazon VP resigns after company fires workers who criticized warehouse conditions

Author: Isobel Asher Hamilton, Business Insider (USA)

The Amazon VP who quit and called the company 'chickens---' says Google, Comcast, and Huawei got in touch, 5 May 2020 ...

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8 May 2020

USA: Amazon workers say they have to jam onto buses to get to the company's Staten Island warehouse

Author: Clifford Michael, The City, Business Insider (USA)

30 April 2020 ...

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6 May 2020

So. Africa: Pharmaceutical retailer prosecuted for inexplicable excessive pricing

Author: Londiwe Buthelezi, News24 (South Africa)

‘Dis-Chem hiked mask prices before costs escalated, says Commission’ 6 May 2020...

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4 May 2020

More than 900 CEOs & Presidents commit to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace

CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. This commitment is driven by the realization that addressing diversity and inclusion is not a competitive...

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4 May 2020

Citing 'vein of toxicity' and firing of whistleblowers, Amazon VP resigns in disgust

Author: Julia Conley, Common Dreams (USA)

Amazon vice president Tim Bray won praise from labor rights advocates on Monday after resigning from the company over its treatment of whistleblowers during the Covid-19 pandemic, publishing a "scathing" letter on his personal blog explaining the...

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30 April 2020

USA: Tyson Foods warns of supply chains “breaking” amid COVID-19 outbreak, impacting consumers, employees & farmers

Author: Kenya Evelyn, The Guardian

“Major US meat producer warns ‘food supply chain is breaking’”, 27 April 2020...

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30 April 2020

USA: Tyson warns of supply chains “breaking” amid COVID-19 outbreak, impacting consumers, employees & farmers

Author: Kenya Evelyn, The Guardian

“Major US meat producer warns ‘food supply chain is breaking’”, 27 April 2020...

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