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Global firms who want to be industry leaders by taking a stand against forced labour must do more than adopt principles- they must practice what they preach [vc_separator type='full_width' position='center' color='#858585' thickness='1px' up='' down='']  Tom Hunt, Genevieve LeBaron, Jennifer (JJ) Rosenbaum | University of Sheffield Original Post * Any views...

Date: December 4th 2018 Author: Aaron Halegua, Jennifer Rosenbaum and Mariam Bhacker Original Post WE are individuals and groups concerned by the labor abuses that transpired at the Imperial Pacific construction site. The confiscation of worker passports, failure to pay workers the minimum wage, high rates of injury and...

Date: June 25th 2018 Author:Jennifer Rosenbaum & Shikha Silliman Bhattacharjee, openDemocracy Original Post In the last week of May and first week of June 2018, trade unions, governments, and employers convened at the International Labor Organization’s 107th Session of the International Labour Conference in Geneva to negotiate an international standard on...

Date: June 13th 2018 Author: Aaron Halegua Original Post Neither CSR nor local laws are protecting the workers in Walmart’s supplier factories from exploitation and gender-based violence. We need an instrument with more teeth. A condom display in a Tianjin Wal-Mart. Matthew Stinson/Flickr. CC (by-nc) A coalition of labor groups, including Global Labor...

Credit: Nicola Bailey/ActionAid Date: June 4th 2018 Author: Sam Nelson Original Post   Hundreds of business, labor union, and government representatives from International Labour Organization member countries are meeting in Geneva, Switzerland for the annual International Labour Conference in June. The goal of the U.N. agency’s forum this year is to create...