Human Rights/Labor Rights
Environmental activists interrupt Monday Night Football   
November 05, 2015
- United Press International - It already had consent to deliver 1 billion cubic feet per day to countries with a free trade deal. Last year, environmental advocacy groups î??As You Sowî??, Chesapeake Climate Action...
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FICTU steadfast   
November 05, 2015
- Fiji Times - FICTU, which has 20 affiliates, said it would await the decision of the î??International Labour Organizationî??, which meets on November 11. FICTU general secretary Attar Singh said it was important for...
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Canadian coffee chains taken to task over recycling   
November 05, 2015
- Recycling International - It's an enormous waste of materials and the value of those materials,' comments Conrad MacKerron, senior vice-president of î??As You Sowî??, an organisation which promotes corporate...
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H&M makes rights pledge to 1.6 million textile workers   
November 05, 2015
- The China Post - H&M was not supplied by the factory but signed a deal in 2013 with IndustriALL and Western competitors such as Zara to boost the safety of Bangladeshi factories, and a rights deal the following year with the...
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H&M makes rights pledge to 1.6 mn textile workers   
November 04, 2015
- Yahoo News - H&M was not supplied by the factory but signed a deal in 2013 with IndustriALL and Western competitors such as Zara to boost the safety of Bangladeshi factories, and a rights deal the following year with the...
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What's Missing From Amazon's New Parental Leave Policy   
November 04, 2015
- Fast Company - The U.S. still lags behind other countries when it comes to paid parental leave. A 2014 report by the î??International Labour Organizationî?? revealed that among the 185 countries reviewed, only the...
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Child labour in Europe: a challenge to be tackled, not ignored   
November 04, 2015
- THE CONVERSATION - Politicians need to be more assertive on this question. As reflected in the work of the î??International Labour Organizationî?? and the European Commission, it has long been known that both children...
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Nigeria: ILO Blames Slide in Collective Bargaining On Financial Crisis   
November 04, 2015
- AllAfrica - Abuja â?? THE î??International Labour Organizationî?? (ILO) has blamed the steady decline of collective bargaining as a result of the global financial crisis. Figures from the global labour watch...
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Three UN agencies support GLOW initiative   
November 03, 2015
- Scoop - Apia, 3rd of November 2015 Three United Nations agencies â?? UNWomen, the î??International Labour Organizationî?? (ILO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) donated a total of USD 3,000 to...
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Why so many Swiss OAPs live below the breadline   
November 03, 2015
- swissinfo - (SRF/RTS/Julie Hunt, swissinfo.ch) Thatâ??s according to the pensionerâ??s group Pro Senectute, and the recently-published Global AgeWatch Index, which draws on data from the United Nations, the World...
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