Category Archives: Human Rights

Modern Slavery Act (UK) and supply chain transparency in the construction sector

For the international construction sector, modern slavery (a concept covering slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking) is a major supply chain issue, particularly for those involved in large or high profile infrastructure projects in challenging labour environments. While modern slavery is a global phenomenon that all affected organisations should be actively addressing,…
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Michael Gove is given 100 days to abolish the Human Rights Act

European Union, United Kingdom May 18 2015 Michael Gove, the new Justice Secretary under the Conservative government, is being tasked with the abolition of the Human Rights Act 1998 (“HRA”) as contained in his party’s election manifesto and a key part of the new government’s 100-day policy offensive. The Conservative party promised that the HRA…
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