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Human rights network centres on finance sector

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The Finance Sector Union has set up a human rights network to ensure companies are held to account for observing employees' rights.
A human rights network has been set up by the Finance Sector Union to ensure companies are held to account when it comes to observing the rights of employees and the communities that banks and financial institutions serve.

Julia Angrisano, the national secretary of the union, said at the launch of the network that the union wants to promote human rights at every opportunity within the context of the finance sector and elsewhere.

The establishment of the human rights monitoring network follows work that the union has done in recent years in response to the Hayne Royal Commission that, according to the union, did not properly examine the impact of a ruthless sales culture within certain institutions on their employees.

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