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Author: Kevin Maguire, Guardian [UK]
Union leaders last night demanded compensation for female employees worried about "peeping toms" and threatened legal action under data protection legislation and the Sex Discrimination Act.
Author: Bloomberg News
The Boeing Co. was sued in three states Wednesday by female employees who claim the company denied them pay, promotions and other workplace benefits based on their gender.
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Author: TERI-Europe [London affiliate of Tata Energy Research Institute in New Delhi] and New Academy of Business
[findings include: Public expectations of corporations on social and environmental matters are high and rising; Gender discrimination is a prominent issue in the workplace; Workers and management have sharply diverging perceptions of labour conditions...
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Author: ICEM - International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions
Leading nonwoven and allied products multinational Freudenberg has renewed its global agreement with the 20-million-strong International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions (ICEM). First signed in July 2000, the agreement...
Author: Feminist Majority Foundation, Feminist Daily News Wire
McDonald’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Burger King all promote sex discrimination in Saudi Arabia as these restaurants "all have two designated areas: one for families and the other for singles, all males," said Ann Rozenich, an employee of McDonald...
Author: Human Rights Watch
Author: U.N. Development Programme
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Author: BBC News
A UK trade union is attempting to force Rolls Royce, BAE Systems and other leading employers [a total of 10,000 businesses] to reveal whether or not they offer equal rates of pay to men and women.
Author: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
In May, 1999 the EEOC filed a lawsuit...charging that Rent-A-Center [rental furniture, appliances, electronics & computers], when it acquired a competitor named Rentronics, terminated female employees and refused to hire female applicants in...
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