Labor rights and Modern slavery

The flagrant global disparities in worker protection, which enable multinationals in particular to maximise profit, encourage serious forms of labour exploitation that mainly affect women and children.

Op-ed – Making economic actors accountable by governing globalisation through law

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Laundering, Sherpa in the media, Strengthening corporate accountability

This op-ed has been published in Mediapart’s blog on May the 5th, 2020 The accountability of economic actors has been thought of at...

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Samsung’s indictment: Fighting transnational corporation’s human right’s violations through consumer law

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Sherpa in the media, Strategic litigation

Clara Gonzalez and Marie-Laure Guislain, litigation officers at Sherpa published a blog post ” Samsung’s indictment in France...

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Violations of workers’ rights: landmark indictment of SAMSUNG France for misleading advertising

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Violations of workers’ rights: landmark indictment of SAMSUNG France for misleading advertising Paris, July 3rd, 2019 – After...

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Palm oil in Cameroon : the Bolloré group sued by NGOs in an unprecedented legal action

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Press release – May 27th 2019 BOLLORE GROUP SUED BY NGOs IN AN UNPRECEDENTED LEGAL ACTION Palm oil in Cameroon: French courts must order...

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2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar: new complaint against Vinci

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar: new complaint against Vinci Sherpa, the Comité contre l’Esclavage Moderne (CCEM) and six former Indian...

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Opening of a judicial investigation in Paris in the SAMSUNG case

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Opening of a judicial investigation in Paris in the SAMSUNG case SAMSUNG takes responsibility and agrees to compensate workers of its South...

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SAMSUNG: Sherpa and ActionAid France file a second lawsuit following the closing of the case by the public prosecutor

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

SAMSUNG: Sherpa and ActionAid France file a second lawsuit following the closing of the case by the public prosecutor  June 25, 2018...

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VINCI: Sherpa will file a complaint with a claim for criminal indemnification following the closing of the case by the public prosecutor

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

February 6 2018 PRESS RELEASE VINCI: SHERPA WILL FILE A COMPLAINT WITH A CLAIM FOR CRIMINAL INDEMNIFICATION1 FOLLOWING THE CLOSING OF THE...

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Samsung target of a lawsuit that would expose human rights violations

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Sherpa and ActionAid France – Peuples solidaires new lawsuit would reveal violations of workers’ fundamental rights in the...

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FIFA World cup 2022 : modern slavery in Qatar

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Country: Qatar Company targeted: Vinci An overview of the facts and proceedings…  In recent years, Qatar has undertaken a...

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Samsung, the world’s biggest smartphone manufacturer, is being prosecuted for deceptive commercial practices

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Paris, 17 December 2015 Sherpa has been investigating alleged human rights violations in Samsung factories since 2013. After an initial...

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Rana Plaza, already 2 years – Complaint against Auchan for misleading commercial practices: the associations take civil action

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Meeting on Wednesday 10 June 2015 in front of the Lille High Court at 11am to formally file the complaint     Press release – 8...

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Vinci in Qatar: Nanterre’s public prosecutor launches a preliminary investigation

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Paris, April 27, 2015—On March 23, 2015, Sherpa filed a complaint for forced labor and servitude against Vinci Construction Grands...

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Legal action against Vinci in Qatar: Vinci institutes defamation proceedings, claiming exorbitant damages from Sherpa Organisation and its employees

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Paris, Thursday, 16 April 2015 – in response to the proceedings we instituted against Vinci Construction Grands Projects and its Qatari...

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