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19 November 2013

Del Monte Fresh Produce agrees to compensate Thai workers - commission

Author: Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters

Del Monte Fresh Produce has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a federal lawsuit contending Thai workers in Hawaii were stripped of their passports, denied pay and given substandard living quarters…Proceeds from the settlement will be split among...

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9 September 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Latin America & the Caribbean over the past two years. The briefing refers to most countries in Latin America....

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9 September 2013
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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24 April 2012

Global Horizons lawsuits (re forced labour)

On 1 September 2010, a US federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted four employees of Global Horizons Manpower (Global Horizons), a US-based labour recruiting company, and two Thailand-based recruiters on charges of forced labour.  The US Justice...

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Lawsuit
9 February 2012
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Author: CSA-CSI

La Confederación Sindical Internacional…[denuncia]…el asesinato de Miguel Ángel González Ramírez, afiliado a SITRBI…en Izabal…[El] asesinato ocurre en medio del reclamo y gestiones del SITRABI ante la compañía BANDEGUA, subsidiaria de Del Monte, por el...

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26 October 2011

Federal Judge Throws Out Discrimination Complaint Against Six Hawaii Farms

Author: Malia Zimmerman, Hawaii Reporter

U.S. District Judge David Ezra dismissed a complaint today filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on April 20, 2011, against six Hawaii farms, saying the government agency that is charged with prohibiting employment discrimination...

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29 June 2011

Tribunal expected to herald new dawn for people living with Aids [Kenya]

Author: Immaculate Karambu, Business Daily [Kenya]

Almost two years after they were appointed and gazetted, members of the HIV/Aids tribunal were finally sworn in last week. If they discharge their duties as expected, the tribunal could herald a new dawn for persons living with HIV/Aids who have often...

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Company response
19 January 2011

Response by Fresh Del Monte Produce: "Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2010 for the Right to Associate".

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Company response
13 January 2011

Del Monte Fresh Produce response to Intl. Labor Rights Forum report “Working for Scrooge”

Author: Del Monte Fresh Produce

Freedom of association is a fundamental right of all our employees worldwide guaranteed by internal company policies and procedures...

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11 January 2011

Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2010 for the Right to Associate

Author: Intl. Labor Rights Forum

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states that “everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests”...Intl. Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) has released our 2010 version of an annual report: “Working...

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