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Gender discrimination

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25 March 2002
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Author: Marie-Anne Frison-Roche, professeur de droit à l'Institut d'études politiques de Paris, Le Monde

Avec la loi sur les nouvelles régulations économiques, il est aussi un outil de protection des salariés -...La liste vise l'effectif et les embauches, mais aussi les licenciements et leurs motifs, les heures supplémentaires, la main-d'oeuvre extérieure...

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Article
24 March 2002

High court ruling nicks the protective coating of arbitration policies [USA]

Author: Andrew Grainger & Thomas Royall Smith, Boston Globe

...Arbitration clauses have become common in most business agreements, including employment contracts...In a recent case, EEOC v. Waffle House Inc., the US Supreme Court has declared that the EEOC [U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission] may go...

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Article
20 March 2002

Clothing workers down tools [South Africa]

Author: Zama Feni, Dispatch [South Africa]

About 500 Fort Jackson clothing factory employees downed tools this week in protest against a myriad of alleged factory floor abuses by management. Alleged abuses by International Clothing Manufacturer (ICM) factory management range from unpaid...

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20 March 2002

ICFTU condemns Mexican core labour rights abuses

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Article
20 March 2002

ICFTU report condemns Mexican core labour rights abuses

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Fierce anti-union discrimination, shocking working conditions in the maquiladoras, some 1.5 million unrecognised domestic workers with no legal rights and widespread discrimination against women and the indigenous population: these are among the...

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20 March 2002
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Author: Confederación Internacional de Organizaciones Sindicales Libres

Feroz discriminación antisindical, abrumadoras condiciones de trabajo en las maquiladoras, alrededor de 1,5 millón de trabajadores y trabajadoras domésticos no declarados que no tienen ningún derecho legal y difundida discriminación contra la mujer y...

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20 March 2002
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Author: Confédération internationale des syndicats libres

Une discrimination antisyndicale féroce, des conditions de travail scandaleuses dans les maquiladoras, près de 1,5 million de travailleurs domestiques non reconnus et ne jouissant d'aucun droit légal, de même qu'une discrimination généralisée à l...

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Article
17 March 2002

How to Get a Company's Attention on Women's Pay [USA]

Author: Jeffrey L. Seglin, New York Times

In a recently released study of the 10 industries that employed the most women from 1995 to 2000, the General Accounting Office found that the gap between the salaries of men and women had widened for managers in seven of those sectors. The largest...

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Article
16 March 2002

Women paid 63 percent of what men earn [South Korea]

Author: Byun Tae-kyung, Korea Herald

The wage gap between Korean men and women has been narrowing significantly for decades, but women are still being paid much less due to discrimination, a report showed yesterday.

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Article
15 March 2002
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Author: Jean-Pierre Stroobants, Le Monde

La ministre de l'emploi saisit l'Inspection sociale -...Laurette Onkelinx, la ministre fédérale de l'emploi (PS), a diligenté une enquête de l'Inspection sociale, lui demandant de vérifier notamment si l'entreprise fixait des "quotas d'exclusion", si...

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