Human Rights

Businesses are exposed, directly or through their supply chains, to human rights abuses from human trafficking to genocide.



Stories


Chipotle Is Sued by New York City Over Scheduling Practices

The city seeks $150 million in relief for employees, accusing the fast-food giant of "complete disr…

1 day, 2 hours

An NDA Was Designed to Keep Me Quiet

I chose not to be. We need to end gag orders for victims of workplace abuse. Ms. Ozoma is a tech po…

3 weeks, 4 days

More than 500 Alphabet employees demand Google stop protecting harassers in open letter

More than 500 Alphabet employees have signed an open letter demanding Google stop protecting the su…

3 weeks, 6 days

US supermarket chain shutters stores after hazard pay rules

Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in the US which makes hundred of millions of dollars in profi…

1 month

Tesla employee’s firing and Elon Musk tweet on union were illegal, labor board rules.

The National Labor Relations Board on Thursday upheld a 2019 ruling that Tesla had illegally fired …

1 month, 1 week

Amazon and delivery contractor fined $6.4 million by California regulators for stealing wages from drivers

California fined Amazon and a delivery contractor $6.4 million for wage theft violations on Monday.…

2 months

New York Sues Amazon, Saying It Inadequately Protected Workers From Covid-19

The case focuses on two of the company's facilities in New York. New York's attorney general, Letit…

2 months, 2 weeks

Clubhouse in China: Is the data safe?

Last week, the drop-in audio chat app "Clubhouse" enabled rare unfettered Mandarin-language debate …

2 months, 3 weeks

Amazon Union Drive Takes Hold in Unlikely Place

Workers at a warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., are to vote next month on whether to unionize, the larges…

3 months, 1 week

Biden phases out federal use of private prisons as part of racial equity actions

He also targeted discrimination against Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders. President Joe Biden on …

3 months, 1 week

Petitions


Archer-Daniels-Midl… Bunge Limited
Bunge and ADM Boards: stop deforestation!

Join us in calling on Bunge and ADM's Board to vote YES on the shareholder proposal calling for stronger action to protect our planet.

$4.1 million supporting

Ending the Subminimum Wage

Investor Statement in Support of Ending the Subminimum Wage

$286,933 supporting

BlackRock Fidelity Franklin Resources,…
Genocide-Free Investing

We advocate for investment firms to make an ongoing commitment to genocide-free investing policies that would apply to future genocides or cri

$153.4 million supporting

Edwards Lifescience…
Empowering Employees in Governing Edwards Life Sci

Edwards Life Sciences shall adopt a policy promoting significant representation of employees on the board of directors.

$0 supporting

Woodward, Inc.
Empowering Employees in Governing Woodward, Inc

Woodward Inc. shall adopt a policy promoting significant representation of employees on the board of directors.

$0 supporting

Walt Disney Company
Empowering Workers in Governing Walt Disney Corp.

Non-management employees shall be part of new director nominees and/or other options such as labor councils, board liaison, Employee Stock Ownership

$4.5 million supporting

Amazon.com, Inc.
Facial Recognition: Privacy and Civil Liberties

The Amazon board should review customers to prevent civil liberty violations, and conduct an audit of all privacy implications.

$2.5 million supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Stop Throttling the California Firefighters

Amidst the worst fire in CA history, apparently Verizon throttled the wireless broadband communications of firefighters, trying to upsell the State.

$9.6 million supporting

Alphabet Inc. eBay Inc. Facebook, Inc.
Protect our Privacy and Security

Tell tech companies to sign the Security Pledge to protect our privacy and help build a surveillance-resistant web.

$21.4 million supporting

Monster Beverage Co…
Anti-Slavery

As defined by the International Labor Organization (ILO) Forced Labor Convention of 1930 (No.29), forced labor is “all work or service which is exacte

$64.6 million supporting