Uber Faces Legal Action Over ‘Racist’ Facial Recognition Software

The App Drivers & Couriers Union (ADCU), on behalf of an ex-Uber driver and a courier, has launched legal action against Uber on Tuesday over their racist facial recognition system. ADCU filed the case after the unfair dismissal of a …

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France Suspends 3,000 Unvaccinated Health Workers Without Pay

France has suspended 3,000 health workers without pay for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of a deadline this week. “A large number of these suspensions will be temporary,” Health Minister Olivier Veran told RTL radio, adding that the …

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France Grants Naturalization to about 12,000 Foreign Frontline Workers

France announced on Thursday that it has granted naturalization for 12,012 foreign workers who worked for the country’s front line amid the pandemic health crisis. Marlène Schiappa, the Minister Delegate for Citizenship, announced the citizenship admissions for the frontline workers …

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Fashion Retailers Agree to Extend Bangladeshi Garment Workers’ Safety Pact

Major global apparel brands on Wednesday have agreed to extend for two years a pre-existing agreement with garment workers and factory owners in Bangladesh to ensure workplace safety standards. The deal’s deputy director Joris Oldenziel and representatives for UNI Global …

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Amnesty International Accuses Qatar of Failing to Investigate Migrant Worker Deaths

International human rights group Amnesty International has accused Qatari authorities of failing to investigate the deaths of thousands of migrant workers over the past decade. Amnesty International documented in a 56-page report published on Thursday how Qatari authorities were “routinely …

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