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10 February 2004

Cintas Defamation Suit Challenges Shareowner Free Speech Rights

Author: William Baue, Social Funds

Cintas files a defamation lawsuit against Tim Smith of Walden Asset Management for alleging that the company uses sweatshop labor in Haiti. [also refers to Haitian American Apparel, Domini Social Investments, Nike]

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11 April 2004

Investors worry about lawsuits used to scare, gag shareholders [USA]

Author: Rachel Beck, Associated Press

The case...involves a lawsuit filed by Cintas Corp., a uniform supply company, against Timothy Smith, senior vice president at the investment firm Walden Asset Management. Cintas alleges he made defamatory remarks at its October annual meeting....

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13 April 2004

'Sweatshop' claim sparks lawsuit: Cintas is suing the guru of America's socially responsible investment community

Author: Jonathan Birchall, Financial Times

Tim Smith, a director of ethical investment firm Walden Asset Management, is being sued by Cintas, the largest US provider of uniform clothing, over remarks he made introducing a shareholder resolution in October. [also refers to Ford, General Motors,...

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3 September 2004

Cintas plans labor report on suppliers; 'Sweatshop' accusation settled [USA]

Author: Mike Boyer, Cincinnati Enquirer

Cintas Corp. said it will report to shareholders on the labor practices of its suppliers, a year after its board opposed such a report...At the same time, the company has settled a defamation suit it filed earlier this year against a Boston investment...

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11 January 2005

Top Five Socially Responsible Investing News Stories of 2004

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

Now in its sixth year, SocialFunds.com continues its tradition of ringing in the New Year by reviewing the top SRI [Socially Responsible Investing] stories of the past year. [refers to Bank of Montreal, Cintas, Tyco, Coca-Cola, Cinergy, American...

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3 February 2005

[US] Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Files Motion on Behalf of Women Charging Sex Discrimination at Cintas Corporation

Author: UNITE HERE & Teamsters [US unions]

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed papers in federal court Tuesday supporting a discrimination lawsuit against Cintas Corporation... "...EEOC has determined that there is sufficient and reasonable basis to believe that Cintas...

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17 August 2007

Cintas Faces Historic $2.8 Million Fine [USA]

Author: Katherine Torres, Occupational Hazards [USA]

Months after legislators urged OSHA [US Occupational Safety & Health Administration] to conduct a full investigation into safety hazards at industrial facilities owned by Cintas Corp. brought to light by the death of one of its workers, the agency...

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5 December 2007

Safety Issues Beset Industrial Laundries - Cintas Is Hit by Fines Including $2.8 Million From Worker's Death [USA]

Author: Kris Maher, Wall Street Journal

Regulators and work-safety experts are putting greater scrutiny on the industrial laundry business, particularly Cintas Corp... In August, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined the Cincinnati company $2.8 million related to...

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24 April 2008

Cintas Death Places OSHA Enforcement Authority Into Question [USA]

Author: Katherine Torres, Occupational Hazards [USA]

House lawmakers and several key witnesses at an April 23 House Workforce Subcommittee hearing emphasized the need for OSHA [Occupational Safety & Health Administration] to strengthen its enforcement efforts, conduct corporate-wide investigations...

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24 April 2008

Lawmakers blast Cintas' safety [USA]

Author: Malia Rulon, Cincinnati Enquirer [USA]

Lawmakers at a House subcommittee hearing Wednesday said they were "outraged" and "appalled" by the way Mason-based Cintas reacted to the death of a worker at a Tulsa, Okla., laundry facility. Eleazar Torres-Gomez, 46, was killed at a Cintas plant...

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