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12 November 2007

MOLSS [China's Ministry of Labor and Social Security] Issues New Rules On Chinese Labor Employment

Author: CSR China

China's Ministry of Labor and Social Security says that a new labor employment rule will be formally enacted on January 1, 2008 to further regulate labor related issues in China. One of the highlights of the new rule...is that it states that employers...

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27 September 2007

Banks must comply with labour laws - Minister [Nigeria]

Author: Funmi Komolafe & Victor Ahiuma-Young, Vanguard [Nigeria]

[Q]uite a number of [Nigerian Banks]...are known to promote unfair labour practices which have negative effects on the rights of workers, family life and industrial harmony...Abdulwaheed Omar, [Nigeria Labour Congress] president said, “the greatest...

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14 February 2007

Retail chains ask the job applicants discriminatory questions [Czech Republic]

Author: Environmental Law Service [Czech Republic]

[Original report in Czech. Title translation and following summary of the report's key points provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]....

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10 January 2007

[DOC] Clean Computers Campaign: Report on Labour Rights in the Computer Industry in China [English summary translation]

Author: Students and Scholars against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM)

[Original report in Chinese. Title translation and following summary of the report's key points, provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre with authorization by SACOM.]...

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8 November 2006

[PDF] Report on female migrant workers in China [please scroll to p.12]

Author: Brian Ho, CSR Asia

[A] research, which focuses mainly on the living and working conditions of female migrant workers, was...published...by the All-China Women’s Federation (ACWF), [named] Survey of 1,000 Female Migrant Workers in Urban Areas... Some of the major findings...

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23 October 2006

In Mexico, young and thin are often job requirements

Author: Marla Dickerson and Meredith Mandell, Los Angeles Times [USA]

When Michigan-based Lear Corp. needed a secretary for its office in [Mexico], it placed an ad seeking a "female … aged 20 to 28 … preferably single … with excellent presentation", asking applicants to include a recent photo with their resumes. In the...

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1 November 2005

2005 Annual Public Report

Author: Fair Labor Association

The FLA's 2005 Annual Public Report provides the public with an impartial, detailed look into what 28 diverse companies have done in the past year to improve the working conditions in the factories where they produce around the world. [refers to Fair...

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1 November 2005

Fair Labor Association annual report finds more violations at apparel & footwear suppliers, but says rise may be due to better monitoring

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31 August 2005

McLean Man Wins Discrimination Case [Virginia, USA]

Author: Amber Healy, Connection Newspapers [USA]

The Alexandria Human Rights Commission has ruled that Long and Foster was in violation of the city's human rights code...for selling the house to a married couple. Dale Sanders, Cummings' attorney, said that it was unclear from the statement whether...

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22 October 2004

HP, Dell, IBM team up on industry code of conduct

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