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6 May 2014

Fred Meyer Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit [USA]

Author: Sergio Cisneros, Oregon Public Broadcasting (USA)

The Fred Meyer [part of Kroger] grocery chain will pay nearly $490,000 to some of its Oregon workers…This is the retailer’s second settlement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in just over five years…[T]he EEOC found that a...

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15 July 2011

Supermarket company faces class-action lawsuit for alleged sexual harassment [USA]

Author: Business Insurance Now

Fred Meyer [part of Kroger] has been sued…by three former employees that claim the supermarket chain was guilty of sexual harassment. The U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission will represent the plaintiffs in the class-action lawsuit. The...

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10 February 2010

Report evaluates jewelers progress in promoting socially and environmentally responsible mining – 60 firms endorse principles for ethical sourcing

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10 February 2010

[PDF] Tarnished Gold: Assessing the jewelry industry’s progress on ethical sourcing of metals

Author: Earthworks

This report is an evaluation of the efforts made by jewelers towards responsible sourcing of precious metals. It is based on responses to a survey sent to the jewelers that had signed on to the Golden Rules by mid-February 2009 and to other large...

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9 February 2007

No Dirty Gold campaign sends 11-retailer Valentine to U.S. gold miners

Author: Dorothy Kosich, Mineweb

With Valentine’s Day approaching, the No Dirty Gold campaign has resurrected with 11 more U.S. jewelry retailers...announcing their support for more socially and environmentally responsible mining... Meanwhile, the...campaign stepped up its pressure...

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8 February 2007

Leading Retailers Pledge Their Gold Jewelry Will Sparkle Responsibly

Author: No Dirty Gold

...11 jewelry retailers are announcing their support for the No Dirty Gold campaign's Golden Rules criteria for more socially and environmentally responsible mining, bringing the total number of jewelry retailers supporting the Golden Rules up to 19.....

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10 December 2006

No Dirty Gold campaign recognises commitment to social & environmental rules by 19 jewellery sellers including Birks & Mayors, QVC, Tiffany, Wal-Mart, Zale - Target pressured to join

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Company response
3 July 2006

Response by Fred Meyer Jewelers (part of Kroger): No Dirty Gold campaign calls on 8 “laggard” jewellery retailers to sign on to social & environmental standards on gold sourcing.

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7 March 2006

[DOC] Statement of Fred Meyer Jewelers in response to No Dirty Gold campaign call to adopt social & environmental standards for gold sourcing

Author: Fred Meyer Jewelers

Fred Meyer Jewelers is aware of the important issues raised by the advocacy group "No Dirty Gold" and the company considers these issues very serious. We are currently looking into the issues and examining our company practices. And, we are in...

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13 February 2006

Eight of the World’s Leading Jewelry Retailers Urge Mining Industry To Clean Up 'Dirty' Gold - No Dirty Gold campaign applauds jewelry industry leaders on Valentine’s Day

Author: Oxfam America

For the first time ever, eight of the world’s top jewelry retailers have pledged to move away from “dirty” gold sales and are calling on mining corporations to ensure that gold is produced in more socially and environmentally responsible ways. The...

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