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25 June 2020

Flatpacked forests: IKEA’s illegal timber problem and the flawed green label behind it

Author: Earthsight

Earthsight’s 18-­month-­long investigation has found that Ikea is selling beech chairs made from wood which was illegally felled in the forests of the Ukrainian Carpathians, home to endangered lynx and bear. Illegal wood has been used to make a number...

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25 June 2020

IKEA to review its Ukrainian wood supply after critical report

Author: Reuters (UK)

Furniture retailer IKEA said...it would review its wood supply chain in Ukraine after a report by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) alleged illegal logging in the Carpathian mountains...The report by Earthsight alleged IKEA suppliers illegally...

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25 June 2020

NGO report alleges IKEA is selling furniture made from wood illegally felled in Ukrainian forests; incl. comments by company & suppliers

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24 March 2020
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« Apple s'oppose à la nouvelle norme américaine contre la communauté LGBTQ », 12 mars 2020...

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23 October 2019

Romania: Second forest ranger killed trying to stop illegal logging of wood, used in furniture, paper & building materials across Europe

Author: Stephen McGrath, BBC

"Romania forest murder as battle over logging turns violent", 21 Oct 2019...

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18 September 2019
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Author: Zona Norte Diario Online (Argentina)

“Una empresa de Tigre despidió a 27 trabajadores por reclamar por sus sueldos atrasados”- 16 de septiembre de 2019...

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23 July 2019
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Author: Marina Fabre, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« États-Unis : Des salariés en grève depuis que leur entreprise travaille avec des centres de détention de migrants mineurs », 22 juillet 2019...

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26 June 2019

USA: Wayfair workers to walk out to protest management decision to supply detention centre; CEO rejects their plea

Author: Peter Cohan, Forbes

"3 Reasons To Sell Wayfair On Today's Employee Walkout", 26 Jun 2019...

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21 April 2019

Vanuatu: Alleged human trafficking of over 100 Bangladeshi workers, now stranded, by furniture store owners

Dozens of Bangladeshis are stuck in Port Vila, Vanuatu's capital, after they were trafficked in what may be the Pacific's biggest human trafficking case. The workers were allegedly brought to Vanuatu illegally by the owners of a home and furniture...

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27 February 2019

USA: Employee files class action lawsuit against Ikea over alleged age discrimination; incl. company statement

Author: Mark Wilson, Fast Company

"Ikea hit with new class action lawsuit alleging age discrimination", 22 Feb 2019 Ikea has been hit with its fifth lawsuit in just over a year in U.S. courts, alleging age discrimination. The first was in Philadelphia in 2018, when 54-year-old emplo...

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