Human Rights

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



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Facebook clashes with Justice Department over encryption

Facebook is resisting calls by Attorney General William Barr to delay the company's rollout of en...

19 hours, 53 minutes

How McKinsey Helped the Trump Administration Carry Out Its Immigration Policies

Newly uncovered documents show the consulting giant helped ICE find "detention savings opportunit...

3 days, 21 hours

Labour group accuses Google of illegally firing workers to stifle unionism

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Communications Workers of America union filed a federal labour char...

3 days, 22 hours

4 out of 5 banks failing on human rights, new BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark shows

Banks are failing on human rights nearly a decade after new UN principles were established to gui...

1 week, 6 days

Google Fires 4 Workers Active in Labor Organizing

SAN FRANCISCO - Google on Monday fired four employees who had been active in labor organizing at ...

1 week, 6 days

Animal Cruelty Bill Signed Into Law

In a rare display of political unity, President Trump on Monday signed a bipartisan bill that, fo...

1 week, 6 days

Amazon's Own Numbers Reveal Staggering Injury Rates at Staten Island Warehouse

Since opening in September 2018, Amazon's massive fulfillment center on New York's Staten Island ...

1 week, 6 days

McDonald’s to Pay $26 Million to Settle Wage Suit

McDonald's Corp. agreed to pay $26 million to settle a long-running labor dispute over allegation...

1 week, 6 days

Google Hires Anti-Union Consulting Firm

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Google has hired an anti-union consulting fi...

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Petitions


Bed Bath & Beyond... lululemon athleti...
Eliminate Down Feathers

While most down and other feathers are removed from ducks and geese during slaughter, birds in breeding flocks and those raised for meat and foie gras

$257,237 supporting

Apple Inc.
Apple: End Forced Arbitration

Apple should end the use of forced arbitration provisions in its employee contracts and restore rights to access the court system after disputes

$186,387 supporting

Verizon Communica...
Verizon: Stop Child Sexual Exploitation Online

Verizon should take action to combat Child Sex Abuse Material in its online platforms

$31,148 supporting

Netflix, Inc.
Netflix: Pressure GA to repeal abortion ban

Force Netflix, a big part of Georgia's lucrative film industry, to stop filming there & show there's an economic cost to endangering women's lives.

$390,881 supporting

Pepsico, Inc.
End Ties to Companies With Human Rights Violations

Pepsico should cut ties with Indofood after it exited the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil due to its human rights violations

$41,670 supporting

Verizon Communica...
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.

$66,215 supporting

Abercrombie & Fit...
Abercrombie & Fitch: Be aware of working condition

Tell A&F to conduct regular safety checks to its manufacturer sub contractors in Bengladesh. They are still accountable even when sub contracting!

$0 supporting

Aqua America, Inc.
Cybersecurity of Infrastructure

Recent reports have demonstrated that America's utilities and infrastructure, like Aqua America, are extremely vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks.

$0 supporting