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13 July 2001

$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...

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13 July 2001

Campaign Knocks Neo-Racism

Author: Sanchia Temkin, Business Day [Johannesburg]

White trade union the Mineworkers' Union Solidarity launched a campaign yesterday in Pretoria to fight what it referred to as the "neo-racist tendencies" of policies such as affirmative action. [South Africa]

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7 July 2001

Senate to Investigate Employment Policies of Oil Companies [Nigeria]

Author: This Day [Nigeria]

Disturbed by the increasing cry of marginalisation and victimization of Nigerians in the employment policies of major oil companies in the country, the Senate is to investigate such complaints.

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3 July 2001

EEOC [U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission] files lawsuit against Emery Worldwide Airlines for discrimination against African-American employees

Author: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Alleges Persistent, Facility-wide Racial Harassment, Biased Treatment and Retaliation

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2 July 2001

EEOC settles racial harassment suit with St. Louis nursing home for $1.2 million [USA]

Author: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

: At a press conference today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a settlement of almost $1.2 million for nine individuals in a racial harassment lawsuit against Beverly Enterprises, Inc., which operates several nursing...

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1 July 2001

Implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination in the People's Republic of China

Author: Human Rights in China

In its report, HRIC [Human Rights in China] looked primarily at the PRC’s approach to racial discrimination to examine whether it met the standards set by the Convention. In doing so, we found that the anti-discriminatory laws and policies adopted by...

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1 June 2001

Judge dismisses Indians suits against Texaco

Author: Reuters

A federal judge [U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff] this week dismissed lawsuits against Texaco brought by rainforest Indians of Ecuador and Peru who alleged the oil company contaminated their water and land

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22 May 2001

EEOC [U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission] sues two Indiana employers for race harassment

Author: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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1 May 2001

Using the international human rights system to combat racial discrimination: A Handbook

Author: Amnesty International

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27 April 2001

Workplace racism 'getting worse' [UK]

Author: BBC

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