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Upholding Responsible Recruitment is Key to Maintain Resilient Supply Chains Throughout the Covid-19 Pandemic and Beyond

When the global Covid-19 pandemic was confirmed by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020, most of us did not anticipate the scale of change on its way. Its structural impact on society, the private sector and the scale of governments’ interventions has been unprecedented. The pandemic has caused severe disruption to global… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: Responsible Recruitment Tool Launched for US Fresh Produce Businesses

July 23, 2020 – Today, the Stronger Together US Responsible Recruitment Program launches an unparalleled online tool to support US fresh produce farm labor contractors, labor recruiters and growers to achieve and be recognized for responsible recruitment. US fresh produce businesses face an ongoing challenge of recruiting enough workers to meet harvesting needs to satisfy… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: Guidance launched to support responsible recruitment of workers during Covid-19

Monday 1st June – Today, the Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT) and Stronger Together jointly launch a practical guide to implementing responsible recruitment during and coming out of Covid-19. Since the World Health Organisation declared Coronavirus (Covid-19) a global pandemic on 11th March 2020, Governments around the world have taken different approaches to ‘lockdown’, ‘social distancing’… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: Retailers unite in mission to drive the responsible recruitment of workers in global supply chains

UK retailers including Aldi, Asda, Co-op, Kingfisher, M&S, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose & Partners have today announced an exceptional package of support for suppliers and recruitment businesses in their global supply chains to embed responsible recruitment practices. Recruitment and the supply of temporary, contract and seasonal labour have been identified as presenting amongst the greatest… Read more »