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4 January 2005

Coca-Cola Greeted with Protest in New Year [India]

Author: India Resource Center

Communities affected by Coca-Cola...will greet the multinational company in the new year with a large protest on January 6, 2005 in Mehdiganj...Marchers are calling for the revocation of Coca-Cola's license to operate because of severe hardships...

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1 January 2005

FILA be fair to workers at Tae Hwa, Indonesia

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

This appeal calls for your support in the reinstatement of Parkati, a worker dismissed from the PT Tae Hwa factory in 1999 and in addressing labour rights violations in the factory, including inadequate wages, compulsory overtime, impossibly high work...

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1 January 2005
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1 January 2005

In the firing line

Author: Hazards [Trade Unions Congress magazine]

Britain's safety laws need improving to protect lives. At the moment they can't even protect the jobs of people raising safety concerns. [refers to Costain, Connex (part of Veolia Environnement), South West Trains (part of Stagecoach Group), Midland...

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1 January 2005

openDemocracy article on concerns over Coca-Cola's role in unionists' assassinations in Colombia, protests against Coke in USA; company says it has no involvement in responsible paramilitaries, actively fights the violence

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1 January 2005

The Coca-Cola Company Releases Findings From Workplace Assessments of Six Bottling Plants in Colombia - Corrective Action Plan to Address Environment, Health and Safety Infractions

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1 January 2005

UK: 1500 workers fired since 1999 for refusing dangerous tasks

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1 January 2005

UN Norms on business & human rights: Briefing kit compiled by Intl. Network for Economic, Social & Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net)

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1 January 2005

[PDF] full report: "UN Human Rights Norms for Business: Briefing Kit"

Author: International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-net)

[refers to Candonga Consortium (joint venture Vale do Rio Doce & Alcan Alumínio do Brasil), Union Carbide (part of Dow Chemical), Placer Dome, Shell, Caterpillar]

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1 January 2005
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Author: Procurador de los Derechos Humanos de Guatemala

El reinicio de actividades de exploración y explotación minera en Guatemala ha despertado...

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