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Cambodian migrant workers stranded in Jordan returned home after intervention by NGO and Cambodian Gov.
On 31 July, 28 Cambodian migrant workers who were stranded in Jordan returned to Cambodia. The workers have been trapped in Jordan without employment or income for over three months, due to lay-off amidst the pandemic. The workers were employed by Vega...
Kenya: Private hospitals allegedly inflating medical bills for Covid-19 patients; industry association responds
Author: John Muchangi, The Star (Kenya)
"How hospitals rip off Covid-19 patients"...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak
Author: Banque Mondiale
« Niger : 100 millions de dollars pour améliorer les services décentralisés et la gestion du secteur extractif sur fond de Covid-19 », 3 août 2020....
- Related in-depth areas: Pandémie de COVID-19 (Coronavirus) : Réponses apportées par les gouvernements et les entreprises
UK: Film-maker documents United Voices of the World's fight for the rights of outsourced & precarious workers
Author: The Guardian
"Fight for your rights: the trade union for outsourced workers", August 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Freedom of association
Author: World Socialist Web Site
“Peru reopens economy as thousands of miners contract COVID-19” – 11 August 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Government & business response Extractive industries
- Related companies: Anglo American Barrick Gold BHP (formerly BHP Billiton) Consorcio Minero Horizonte, CMH Doe Run (part of Renco) Freeport-McMoRan Glencore Gold Fields Minerals and Metals Group (MMG) (part of China Minmetals) Newmont (formerly Newmont Goldcorp) Pan American Silver Rio Tinto Southern Copper (part of Grupo México)
Author: Naciones Unidas
"Américas: los Gobiernos deben fortalecer, no debilitar, la protección ambiental durante la pandemia de la COVID-19", 13 de agosto de 2020...
Americas: UN urges governments to strengthen, not weaken, environmental protection during the pandemic
Author: United Nations
"The Americas: Governments should strengthen, not weaken, environmental protection during COVID-19 pandemic", 13th August 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Government & business response
Author: South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)
“Coronavirus: China’s stranded migrant workers desperate to return home as savings dry up”, 1 August 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Migrant workers
Myanmar: IWFM challenges mass dismissals of garment workers, including union leaders, securing reinstatement
Author: IndustriALL Global Union
“Union successfully fights mass dismissals in Myanmar”, 11 August 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Supply chain workers