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Author: Kate Whitehead, South China Morning Post
“‘Prisoners at sea’: stuck on board cargo ships, crews find their mental well-being under threat”, 2 May 2020...
UAE: Wages further delayed to Alco Shipping workers as labour courts close under quarantine; incl. co. comments
Author: Nick Webster, The National (UAE)
"Coronavirus: Forgotten sailors stranded at sea face long wait to return home," 15 Apr 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Government & business response COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Migrant workers Migrant workers
- Related companies: ALCO Shipping Services
USA: Truckers worried they won't be able to get home if they get COVID-19 on the road; a few companies know how to help
Author: Rachel Premack, Business Insider (USA)
Terrified truckers have no idea how they'll get home if they catch COVID-19 on the road — and major trucking companies don't either, 7 April 2020 ...
- Related stories: USA: Truck drivers face plummeting pay, higher risk amid Covid-19 pandemic
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Supply chain workers
- Related companies: FedEx J.B. Hunt Knight-Swift Transportation Landstar System Marten Transport Old Dominion Freight Line Schneider National TFI International UPS XPO Logistics YRC Worldwide
Author: La Raza
“Autoridades demandan a empresas de entregas que protejan a sus trabajadores” – 28 de marzo de 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Brote de COVID-19 (coronavirus): personas trabajadoras de cadenas de suministro Brote de COVID-19 (Coronavirus): respuesta gubernamental y de las empresas
- Related companies: FedEx UPS
Seafarers "forced" to continue work under expired contracts as govts. demand supplies but close borders
Seafarers are amongst those workers experiencing the disruption caused by travel bans, implemented by government hoping to stem the spread of Covid-19....
Human Rights at Sea reports lack of concerted & collaborative effort by shipping industry in developing & applying policies in line with UNGPs
Author: Human Rights at Sea
“A Challenging Review of Maritime Industry support for Business and Human Rights”, 4 March 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Maritime Industry
Author: La Izquierda Diario
“Huelga de trabajadores de Amazon en centros logísticos de Alemania durante el Black Friday”- 29 de noviembre de 2019...
- Related companies: Amazon.com
Author: Prensa Latina (Cuba)
“Bolivia considers Peru a Key Partner for Regional Trade”, 27th July 2019...
Author: State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council
“China-constructed Port to Become Second Largest in Mexico”, 17th July 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Chinese investment overseas
- Related companies: China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC)