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Business and human rights – access to remedy
Type:
Report / Paper / Summary
Publication date:
06 October 2020

Business and human rights – access to remedy

Business activity affects not just customers, employees, and contractors along supply chains, but often entire communities and the environment. This makes it vital that every business complies with human rights. This comparative report looks at the realities victims face when they seek redress for business-related human rights abuses. It presents the findings of fieldwork research on the views of professionals regarding the different ways people can pursue complaints. The findings highlight that obstacles to achieving justice are often multilayered.

Protecting migrant workers from exploitation in the EU: boosting workplace inspections
Type:
Report / Paper / Summary
Publication date:
05 September 2018

Protecting migrant workers from exploitation in the EU: boosting workplace inspections

Severe labour exploitation is widespread across the European Union. While workplace inspections can help counter this phenomenon, they need to be strengthened to do so effectively. Based on interviews and focus group discussions with almost 240 exploited workers active in diverse economic sectors, this report provides important evidence on how unscrupulous employers manipulate and undermine inspections, and on what can be done to counteract such efforts.

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