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Date: December 4th 2018 Author: Tom Hunt, Genevieve LeBaron, Jennifer (JJ) Rosenbaum | University of Sheffield Original Post * Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. Global firms who want to be industry leaders by taking a stand against forced labour...

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 22nd 2018 Author: Jennifer Rosenbaum and Shikha Silliman Bhattacharjee Original Post   New research shows why multinational corporations should support a ILO convention to stop gender-based violence in the workplace.   Garment factory in Bangaldesh. UNSGSA/Flickr. CC (by-nc-nd) In the last week of May and first week of June 2018, trade unions,...

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...