[DOC] “Drive up Standards” Submission to Joint Commitee on Human Rights: Session 2008-09

Author: Drive Up Standards, Published on: 29 May 2009

For the purposes of this submission we focus…on the overseas activities of UK-based transport multinational National Express Group…Our experience of this company, especially in North America, provides a picture of a business that continually practices union avoidance and consistently violates the human rights of its employees by every means possible…After entering the United States school bus and transit market in 1998 it had became clear from 2001 reports…that National Express Corporation’s subsidiary Durham School Services was blocking workers’ rights to unionize…[also refers to FirstGroup]
[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited National Express to respond, but it did not do so]

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Related companies: FirstGroup National Express