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27 February 2012

New report "highlights serious flaws in National Express Group’s human rights policy", say unions

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27 February 2012

[PDF] National Express Group’s Diminution of Labor Rights in the U.S.

Author: John Logan, San Francisco State University & University of California-Berkeley

NEG’s [National Express Group] labor policies in the U.S. fall well below the level expected under internationally recognized labor standards. The Workplace Rights Policy does not appropriately incorporate a single major international standard, and...

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1 November 2009

[PDF] Briefing Note for Decent Work in Global Supply Chains Workshop

Author: Rachel Wilshaw & Helena Viñes Fiestas, Oxfam GB; Rachel Crossley & Rory Sullivan, Insight Investment; Neil Brown, Aviva; & Adam Ognall, UKSIF

This briefing note…summarise[s] the current state of play, from a development and an investment perspective, on labour issues in the supply chain [and]…canvass[es] how investor engagement on this topic could evolve …examining whether company...

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29 May 2009

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

Author: Drive Up Standards

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...

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12 July 2007

U.S. Bus Workers Tell FirstGroup's Shareholders of Anti-Union Practices - Harrassment And Intimidation Endured By First Student Employees

Author: Intl. Brotherhood of Teamsters

U.S. bus workers and British and American trade union officials told shareholders at FirstGroup’s Annual General Meeting in Aberdeen, Scotland that the company was suffering harm to its reputation because of the way it treats employees in the United...

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10 July 2007

FirstGroup to face US union protest

Author: Press Association [UK]

A group of school bus drivers from the US will travel to Britain this week to call on employers FirstGroup to end what they call the company's "anti-union tactics". The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the union that represents thousands of...

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10 July 2007

US unions accuse FirstGroup of anti-union tactics at shareholders meeting - firm denies allegations

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1 February 2007

Oxfam, Insight Investment project on role of investors in poverty alleviation – report from roundtable on access to water

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