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Author: Blake Deppe, People's World
Alabama's anti-immigrant law, HB 56, has threatened people of color regardless of their legal status, and continues to damage the state's economy and reputation. In a press conference...key civil and workers rights activists announced a new strategy to...
Author: Lijia Zhang, Guardian [UK]
[I]n Wuhan, in central China's Hubei province…up to 200 workers from the Microsoft Xbox production line of Foxconn (part of Hon Hai)…a major supplier of Apple…staged a strike...[and] threatened to kill themselves…In 2010…18 of their colleagues…did...
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- Related companies: Apple Foxconn (part of Hon Hai) Hon Hai Honda Microsoft
Author: Dan Milmo, Observer [UK]
Honda has been accused of union-busting after Unite…uncovered company documents referring to minimising its influence at the car company's UK operations. General secretary Len McCluskey is writing to shareholders to warn that the...company could...
Author: [comment] Han Dongfang, Director, China Labour Bulletin, in Guardian [UK]
The workers' movement in China is at a critical juncture. As last year's wave of strikes and the recent migrant worker riots in Guangdong clearly demonstrate, workers are angry. They are demanding...an end to the social injustice and discrimination...
- Related companies: Honda
Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre
These are examples of significant company contributions through 16 Mar; not a comprehensive list. [refers to: Abbot, Abbott and Abbott, Aflac, American Airlines, American Eagle, American Express, Amgen, AMR, Amway, Apple, AT&T, Bank of America,...
- Related companies: American Airlines (AMR) American Express Amgen Amway (part of Alticor) Apple AT&T Bank of America Bank of Montreal Best Western Boeing Brookstone Caterpillar Charles Schwab Chase (part of JPMorgan Chase) Coca-Cola ConocoPhillips (Phillips Petroleum) Cox Communications (part of Cox Enterprises) Cox Enterprises Credit Suisse DBS Bank Deutsche Bank Eli Lilly Facebook Fast Retailing Fifth Third Bank Fujitsu General Electric (GE) General Mills Goldman Sachs Google (part of Alphabet) Honda JPMorgan Chase Kraft Foods (now Kraft Heinz) Kyocera Levi Strauss MasterCard Mazda McDonald's Medtronic Merck Microsoft Mitsubishi Electric (part of Mitsubishi Group) Morgan Stanley Motorola NEC Nissan OCBC Bank Panasonic PNC Financial Services Procter & Gamble Samsung Sega Sony Sprint Starbucks Sun Life Financial Telus Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD Bank) Toyota Twitter Uniqlo (part of Fast Retailing) UPS Verizon Visa Inc. Vonage Walmart Western Union
Author: China Labour Bulletin [Hong Kong]
Workers at the Nanhai Honda automotive components plant... who won a 500 yuan per month pay increase after going out on strike last year, have gained an additional 611 yuan a month increase this year through peaceful collective bargaining...The...
- Related companies: Honda
Author: Nick Bunkley, New York Times
The United Automobile Workers union this year is renewing its effort to organize workers at plants that foreign automakers operate in the United States and will portray companies that resist as “human rights violators,” the union’s president said...
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