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20 May 2004

Advent of Responsible Business Dawns in SA With Introduction of New Index

Author: Patrick Wadula, Business Day [So. Africa]

[So. Africa] Companies on the index have to show that they meet a number of criteria in the areas of environmental and social responsibility. These include HIV/AIDS treatment programmes and education of staff.

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8 January 2004

Saipan Sweatshop Lawsuit Ends with Important Gains for Workers and Lessons for Activists

Author: Nikki F. Bas, Sweatshop Watch; Medea Benjamin, Global Exchange; Joannie C. Chang, Asian Law Caucus

This month, the last of three lawsuits over sweatshop conditions on the U.S. island of Saipan came to a close...While the settlement is viewed as a significant victory, several challenges emerged, which lend valuable lessons for future anti-sweatshop...

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9 December 2003

Making ‘global’ and ‘ethical’ rhyme: an interview with Mary Robinson

Author: Mary Robinson, Executive Director of Ethical Globalisation Initiative [former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights], interview in Open Democracy

With respect to privatisation we also encourage corporate social responsibility to be expanded to make sure that corporations understand the need to ensure respect for economic and social rights because they’re increasingly the providers of the...

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1 December 2003

Rules tightened on workplace bias - Sexuality discrimination is now on the same footing as sex bias [UK]

Author: BBC

[UK]: On Monday, it becomes illegal to discriminate against workers on grounds of sexual orientation. On Tuesday, the same strictures are applied to religion.

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28 November 2003

New UK laws prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation & religion

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28 November 2003

Respecting all the workers [UK]

Author: Rachel Dineley [Partner and head of employment dept. at Beachcroft Wansbroughs law firm], BBC

[UK]: New anti-discrimination laws come into force this week. A leading employment lawyer explains what they will mean for workers and employers.

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10 November 2003
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Author: Cécile Daumas, Libération

Elles ont entre 20 et 35 ans, ont généralement fait des études, et réclament le droit de travailler. Elles ont aussi rencontré l'islam, portent le foulard, se conformant à une lecture stricte du Coran...En 1989, la question du voile faisait son entrée...

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11 May 2003

Blair gives religious employers the right to sack gay workers [UK]

Author: Paul Waugh, Independent [UK]

Equal rights campaigners were furious when they discovered that regulations intended to combat discrimination in the workplace contain wide-ranging exemptions for any employer "with an ethos based on religion or belief".

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4 April 2003
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4 April 2003
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