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16 May 2011

Global economic crisis opens up new space for discrimination at work, ILO says

Author: International Labour Organization

In the new Global Report on Equality at Work 2011, the International Labour Office (ILO) notes that in spite of continuous positive advances in anti-discrimination legislation, the global economic and social crisis has led to a higher risk of...

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24 February 2011

Hammond couple files discrimination, harassment lawsuit against Gary construction company [USA]

Author: Sarah Tompkins, NWI.com [USA]

A white and Mexican Hammond couple are suing a Gary construction company, claiming it did nothing to remedy a hostile work environment where the pair were allegedly harassed for marrying outside their race. Alejandrina and Brian Lovely are seeking an...

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1 October 2010

Equality Act 2010 commences in Britain

Author: Equal Rights Trust

Today, the main provisions Equality Act 2010 are brought into force...The purpose of the Equality Act is to both strengthen and harmonise existing equality legislation...Some notable developments coming into force today are: A harmonisation of...

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1 June 2009

[PDF] Electronic Industry Code of Conduct

Author: HP

The Electronic Industry Code of Conduct was prepared by a number of companies engaged in the manufacture of electronics products between June and October 2004. Participating companies included HP, IBM, Dell, Solectron, Sanmina SCI, Jabil, Celestica and...

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1 March 2009

Report: Housing discrimination on LI [Long Island, New York] 'routine practice'

Author: Olivia Winslow, Newsday [USA]

In "Racial Equity Report Card: Fair Housing on Long Island," the Syosset advocacy group Education Research Advocacy Support to Eliminate Racism criticizes real estate brokers and federal, state and local government agencies, which the group says do not...

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1 March 2009

USA: Report finds prevalent racial discrimination in housing sales on Long Island, New York

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1 March 2009

[PDF] The Racial Equity Report Card: Fair Housing on Long Island [New York]

Author: ERASE (Education, Research, Advocacy and Support to Eliminate Racism) [USA]

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1 January 2009
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Author: Silvia Gomide, Mercosur Noticias - Editada por Agência Senado, Brasil

El Proyecto de Ley del senador Antonio Carlos Valadares (Partido Socialista Brasilero) pretende prohibir diversas formas de discriminación por parte de los empleadores...Si la propuesta se convierte en ley, quedará prohibido discriminar candidatos a...

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Article
13 November 2008

A woman's dilemma [China]

Author: Beijing Review

While the 10th National Women's Congress revealed a cheering 45 percent of China's employed population is female, many women still face discrimination…Employers are reluctant to hire young women largely because they might later demand paid maternity...

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10 June 2008

Marry or lose job, says Iran firm

Author: BBC News

Single workers at one of Iran's major state-owned companies have been told to marry by September or face being fired, Iranian newspapers have reported. The Pars Special Economic Energy Zone Company employs thousands of people, mostly young men…Its...

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