Bangladesh Accord achievements secured

20 May 2019 -- Richard Elliott

A breakthrough agreement has been reached between the Accord and the Bangladesh garment employers’ association (BGMEA) that will ensure that the progress made on factory safety in Bangladesh will continue. On 19 May, the agreement was accepted by the Bangladesh Appellate Court which has given permission for the Accord to continue during a 12 month transition period.


Global Unions: Shareholder rebuke of Fresenius Medical Care shows need for proper due diligence

17 May 2019 -- tom.myers.478

 Frankfort, 17 May 2019After Fresenius Medical Care received a strong wake-up call at yesterday’s shareholder meeting, a global coalition of trade unions is calling for its parent company, Fresenius Group, to strengthen due diligence for all aspects of its operations.


Unions protest weaknesses in human rights due diligence plan of Teleperformance, one of France’s biggest global employers, at Annual General Meeting in Paris

9 May 2019 -- Richard Elliott

F3C-CFDT, Fédération CGT des Sociétés d'Etudes, FAPT-CGT, FEC-FO, and UNI Global Union raise alarm with investors  




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