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9 February 2011

Rule change aids unions [USA]

Author: L.M. Sixel, Houston Chronicle [USA]

Unions that represent transportation workers long complained that federal organizing rules made it harder for them to win representation elections in the workplace. That roadblock disappeared last spring when the government reversed a 75-year-old...

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20 December 2010

Continental appeals Concorde crash verdict [France]

Author: AFP

Continental Airlines lodged an appeal Monday against a conviction by a French court which found it criminally responsible for the 2000 Concorde air disaster in which 113 people were killed...A court on December 6...said [the crash] was caused by a...

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1 February 2009

USA: Human Rights Campaign finds growing number of businesses protecting transgender rights

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1 February 2009

[PDF] The State of the Workplace for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans - 2007-2008

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

This ninth installment of The State of the Workplace report shows that job protections and benefits for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees have surged in recent years, at large businesses and other private employers such as law firms and...

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1 September 2008

USA: Corporate Equality Index ranks 583 firms on treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender employees, consumers, investors

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31 August 2008

[PDF] [full report] Corporate Equality Index - A Report Card on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Several industries saw improvement in both the average rating and the number of top-rated businesses: airlines; computer hardware and office equipment; food, beverages and groceries; insurance; law firms; and, retail and consumer products... Of the 35...

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3 July 2008

Five to face Concorde crash trial [France]

Author: BBC News

US airline Continental and five people will stand trial over the 2000 Concorde crash near Paris which killed 113 people, French judicial officials say...The plane caught fire after its tyres were punctured by a piece of metal on the runway from a...

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9 March 2008

Investors File 54 Global Warming-Related Shareholder Resolutions

Author: Environmental Leader [USA]

U.S. investors have filed 54 global warming shareholder resolutions with U.S. companies, nearly doubling the number filed two years ago.Companies targeted in the 2008 proxy season include Dynegy..., Massey Energy..., ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips...,...

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12 December 2007

AFL-CIO claims Continental is trying to clip union's wings [USA]

Author: Ron Marisco, New Jersey Star-Ledger

The head of New Jersey's AFL-CIO chapter yesterday accused Continental Airlines of attempting to block efforts to unionize 7,650 service employees at Newark Liberty International Airport. Charles Wowkanech, the union's state chapter president, said...

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17 September 2007

USA: Report by Human Rights Campaign finds growth in company policies for gay & transgender workers

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