Chapter II.A.11: Avoid causing or contributing to adverse impacts

Avoid causing or contributing to adverse impacts on matters covered by the Guidelines, through their own activities, and address such impacts when they occur.


All Cases  Closed Cases   Overdue Cases (more than 12 months)
Title sort up sort down Issue Host Country(s) Lead NCP Date submitted NCP Decision Current status sort up sort down Duration sort up sort down Positive outcome
Natixis and Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM) V UNITE HERE Local 11

Interference with the right to organise

US

France NCP


14/09/2016

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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Drummond Company Inc.V National Trade Union of Diseased and Disabled Workers of the Mining Sector (Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores Enfermos y Discapacitados del Sector Minero (SINTRADEM)) and CGT Colombia

Colombia

Colombia NCP


19/07/2016

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 148 weeks and 3 days

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ETEX v Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and Federación de Obreros Ceramistas de la República Argentina (FOCRA)

Failure to cooperate with trade unions on the employment effects of re-structuring; failure to provide timely and accurate information on the economic performance; failure to conduct due diligence to identify and address adverse employment effects.

Argentina

Belgium NCP


26/02/2016

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 169 weeks and 0 days

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Grupo Mexico v United Steelworkers (USW) and the National Union of Mine, Metal, Steel and Allied Workers of the Mexican Republic (Los Mineros)

Failure to respect the right to collective bargaining

Mexico
US

US NCP


18/02/2016

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 09/08/2016
24 weeks and 5 days
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ASAHI GLASS CO., LTD. V Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) and Korean Metal Workers' Union (KMWU)

Retaliation for forming a trade union; contract workers

South Korea

South Korea NCP


05/08/2015

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 198 weeks and 2 days

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Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) V Building and Wood Workers‟ International (BWI)

Violations of the human rights of migrant contruction workers

Qatar

Switzerland NCP


28/05/2015

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 02/05/2017
100 weeks and 5 days
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide V International Union of Food, Agriculture, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF)

Trade union rights; retaliatory terminations for workers exercising their rights

Ethiopia
Maldives

US NCP


09/02/2015

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 12/05/2016
65 weeks and 3 days
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Crown Holdings V United Steelworkers (Canada) and Birlesik Metal Iscileri Sendikasi (Birlesik Metal IS) (Turkey)

Refusal to negotiate to resolve a strike; interference with the right to organise; retaliation against trade unionists

Canada
Turkey

US NCP


06/11/2014

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 24/12/2015
59 weeks and 0 days
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Starbucks V Sindicato de Trabajadores de Starbucks Coffee Chile S.A.

Anti-union campaign; interference with the right to organise; refusal to engage in collective bargaining on wages; retaliation against unionised workers; providing misleading information; corrupt practices

Chile

Chile NCP


28/05/2014

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 01/06/2015
52 weeks and 5 days
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Mondelēz International V International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Association (IUF) (Pakistan)

Right to collective bargaining; abusive use of contract labour

Pakistan

US NCP


18/12/2013

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 06/06/2014
24 weeks and 2 days
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Ansell Limited V IndustriALL Global Union

Retaliation against trade unionists; firing of union members; health and safety

Malaysia
Sri Lanka

Australia NCP


20/11/2013

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 05/08/2016
141 weeks and 2 days
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Michelin V Tamil Nadu Land Rights Federation, Thervoy Grama Makkal Munnerta Nala Sanga, CCFD-Terre Solidaire, Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT), Association Sherpa

Land rights; destruction of livelihoods; deforestation

India

France NCP


09/07/2012

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 27/09/2013
63 weeks and 4 days
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NUON and Mitsubishi V FNV

Migrant workers; unequal pay

Netherlands

Netherlands NCP


21/05/2012

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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