Slave Labor in Shrimp Supply Chain, Ofgem Cracks Down on Power Suppliers, Protesting Uber in Europe

- June 11, 2014 12:51 PM
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The Guardian reports on the widespread use of slave labor by Thailand’s shrimp suppliers, who work with global retailers including Walmart, Carrefour, and Costco.

Ofgem, Britain’s energy regulator, is demanding that the major power suppliers explain to customers why falling prices of wholesale gas and electricity haven’t led to lower bills.

Europe’s taxi drivers have planned a mass protest against Uber.

The EU is investigating strategies employed by multinational corporations like Apple and Starbucks to gain tax breaks.

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