Chapter IV.5:

Carry out human rights due diligence as appropriate to their size, the nature and context of operations and the severity of the risks of adverse human rights impacts.


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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VimpelCom V UNI Global Union

Retaliation against trade unionists; dismissals of trade unionists; interference in the right to organise

Bangladesh

Netherlands NCP


07/07/2016

Accepted

Suspended

Duration so far 166 weeks and 3 days
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Suzuki Motor Corporation V Anonymous Trade Unions and NGOs in Thailand

Violations of trade union rights

Thailand

Japan NCP


10/05/2016

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 23/06/2017
58 weeks and 3 days
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British American Tobacco V International Union of Food Workers (IUF)

Abuses of migrant farmworkers; failure to undertake due diligence

UK
US

27/04/2016

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 176 weeks and 4 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 185 weeks and 2 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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Chedraui Commercial Group V United Food, Commercial Workers (UFCW) and Frente Auténtico del Trabajo (FAT), PODER and

Anti-union campaign; interference with the right to organise; refusal to engage in collective bargaining; retaliation against unionised workers

US

US NCP


12/11/2015

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 14/07/2016
35 weeks and 0 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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Norges Bank Investment Management V United Steelworkers (Canada) and Birlesik Metal Iscileri Sendikasi (Birlesik Metal IS) (Turkey)

Failure to undertake human rights due diligence; Failure to use leverage to prevent and mitigate adverse human rights impacts

Canada
Turkey

Norway NCP


10/11/2014

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 02/07/2015
33 weeks and 3 days
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Ripley Corp S.A. V UNI Global Union and UNI Americas

Anti-union activities; intimidation; corrupt practices

Chile

Chile NCP


03/06/2014

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 01/08/2015
60 weeks and 4 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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PROSEGUR AB v UNI Global Union

Interference with the right to organise; evasion of collective bargaining obligations; harassment of trade union organisers and activists.

Brazil
Colombia
Paraguay
Peru

Spain NCP


26/11/2013

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 302 weeks and 5 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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PepsiCo V International Union of Food Workers (IUF) (India)

Trade union rights; precarious work

India

US NCP


18/11/2013

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 19/05/2014
26 weeks and 0 days
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Mondelēz International V International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Association (IUF) (Egypt and Tunisia)

Retaliation for trade union activity

Egypt
Tunisia

US NCP


14/03/2013

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 29/10/2013
32 weeks and 5 days
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Deutsche Post DHL V UNI Global Union and the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF)

Anti-union campaigns; reprisals against trade unions; infringements of the right to join a trade union and to engage in collective bargaining; abusive use of contract labour.

Colombia
Guatemala
Indonesia
Malawi
Norway
Panama
South Africa
Turkey
Vietnam

Germany NCP


21/11/2012

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 20/01/2014
60 weeks and 5 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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