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Gender discrimination

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International standards & introductory material
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Article
1 December 2001
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Author: Confederación Internacional de Organizaciones Sindicales Libres

En una guía sobre la mundialización se ponen de relieve las peores prácticas

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Story
29 November 2001

"Human Rights and Global Civilisation": 2nd Annual BP Lecture by Mary Robinson, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights [includes several paragraphs about business/human rights]

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Article
29 November 2001

Human Rights and Global Civilisation: 2nd Annual BP Lecture by Mary Robinson, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Author: Mary Robinson, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights

[includes several paragraphs about business/human rights near the end of the lecture, in the section entitled: "Broadening the human rights coalition"]

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Article
29 November 2001

Human Rights and Global Civilisation: 2nd Annual BP Lecture by Mary Robinson, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Author: Mary Robinson, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights

[includes several paragraphs about business/human rights near the end of the lecture, in the section entitled: "Broadening the human rights coalition"]

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Article
21 November 2001

Women still face pay disparity [Wales, UK]

Author: BBC News

Women in Wales are still being paid less than men three decades after legislation to ensure equality was introduced, according to a study on the divide in wages. [report by the Equal Opportunities Commission]

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Article
21 November 2001

Working father's victory in sex bias case over childcare [Scotland, UK]

Author: Gerard Seenan, Guardian [UK]

The rights of working fathers were boosted yesterday when a mechanic, refused shorter hours that would have fitted in with childcare, won a sex discrimination case. Neil Walkingshaw, from North Berwick, took the John Martin Group [auto dealer] to an...

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Article
20 November 2001

Discrimination ruling could benefit working fathers [Scotland, UK]

Author: Scotland Today

Working fathers across the country are set to benefit from a landmark sex discrimation case, in which a mechanic from East Lothian challenged his employers for refusing to let him work part-time.

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Article
20 November 2001

Internationally-Recognised Core Labour Standards In The Slovak Republic

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Report for the WTO General Council Review of the trade policies of the Slovak Republic...Women, the disabled, and Roma face discrimination in employment.

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Story
20 November 2001

Working father's victory in sex bias case over childcare [Scotland, UK]

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Article
16 November 2001

Class Status Denied in Microsoft Race Suit [USA]

Author: Reuters

A federal judge in Seattle on Friday denied class certification for employees suing Microsoft Corp. over alleged racial and gender discrimination, ruling the software giant's managerial system was sound. Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft had...

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