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Philippines: Swedwatch report calls on tech companies to ensure workers are not exposed to hazardous chemicals
"Toxic Tech: Occupational poisoning in ICT manufacturing", 23 June 2020...
Judgment in the Environment and Land Court at Mombasa in the Owinouhuru community vs. Metal Refinery
Author: Republic of Kenya in the Environment and Land Court
- Related stories: Metal Refinery (EPZ) lawsuit (re lead pollution in Kenya)
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Business and Human Rights Resource Centre invited Sumifru to respond to the allegations of union-busting, red-tagging, and assassination attempt of a unionist. The company did not respond.
- Related stories: Philippines: Food manufacturer Sumifru faces allegations of union-busting, red-tagging & assassination attempt against unionist; company did not respond
- This is a non response from the following companies: Sumifru
Philippines: Food manufacturer Sumifru faces allegations of union-busting, red-tagging & assassination attempt against unionist; company did not respond
Various reports alleges union-busting, red-tagging, and assassination attempt of a union leader involving Sumifru Philippines Corp. (Sumifru). The allegations purportedly spring from the demand of the workers to be recognized as regular employees to...
Author: Orrin Singh, Sunday Times (South Africa)
‘Durban company hit with R25,000 fine after locking up workers and forcing them to make masks’ 3 July 2020...
Central Asia: Chinese workers reportedly work overtime to stay on production schedule despite COVID-19 outbreak
“Chinese business briefing: Working overtime”, 4 June 2020...
Mekong Club launches industry-specific guides to help companies understand modern slavery risks posed by COVID-19
Author: Mekong Club
"Modern Slavery & Covid-19 - New Industry Guides for the Private Sector", June 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
COVID-19 leaves thousands of garment workers in Asia jobless; retailers agree to pay instead of cancelling orders
Author: Reuters, South China Morning Post
"Coronavirus cuts a swathe through Asia's garment industry, leaving thousands out of work", 19 May 2020...
Vietnam: Workers allege that firm that makes shoes for Nike & Adidas used the pandemic as an excuse to fire them; companies respond
One hundred fifty Chinese workers allege that they have become expendable and that the manufacturing firm, Pou Chen, used the pandemic as an excuse to fire them. Pou Chen said it was forced to terminate the workers' contracts due to the decline in...
22 May 2020...
- This is a response from the following companies: Nike