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Author: Conference Board of Canada
There is a gap between executive women's leadership expectations and the actions and behaviour of business leaders, according to the first comprehensive Canadian study on chief executive commitment to gender diversity. The report, Chief Executive...
Author: Associated Press, in Times of India
In a rare show of accord between government and opposition leaders, Malaysia's Parliament passed a constitutional amendment on Wednesday to prevent gender discrimination.
Author: International Labour Organization
Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions [ICFTU]
Restrictions on the right to organise, regular interference by the government in trade union activities, blatant discrimination based on gender and ethnicity, and widespread use of forced labour in prison.
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Author: AFP, in Straits Times [Singapore]
Malaysian human rights groups on Tuesday welcomed the government's plan to amend the Constitution to guarantee women equal rights with men.
Author: Andy Furillo, Sacramento Bee [Sacramento, California]
There has been a series of legal actions involving the company's workers.
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$1.8 million consent decree ends EEOC federal employment discrimination suit in Rockford [Illinois, USA] against Ingersoll
Author: The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Hundreds May Receive Compensation For Alleged Race And Sex Bias By Leading Area Employer - Federal District Court Judge Philip G. Reinhard today approved a $1.8 million Consent Decree resolving a major race and sex employment discrimination lawsuit...
Author: UN Wire
Women face "glass walls" in their efforts to achieve high-ranking management positions, according to a new International Labor Organization study of the role of women in business and government in more than 70 countries.
Author: William A. Schabas, Professor of Human Rights Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, in International Review of the Red Cross No.42
Literally within days of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the end of the Rome Conference in July 1998 the Financial Times...published an article warning "commercial lawyers" that the treaty's accomplice...