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Author: Melanie Trottman, Wall Street Journal
U.S. businesses, fearful of rising union influence and a crackdown by the Obama administration on workplace practices, are scrambling for legal advice and training, creating a windfall for labor consultants and law firms. Meat packer Tyson Foods Inc.,...
Author: Nathaniel Popper, Los Angeles Times [USA]
...[Three] years after the massive facility opened here [Danville, Virginia]...Ikea is the target of racial discrimination complaints, a heated union-organizing battle and turnover from disgruntled employees...Some of the Virginia plant's 335 workers...
Author: Holly Rosenkrantz, Bloomberg [USA]
Workers at Ikea’s U.S. furniture factory voted to form a union...The factory [is] operated by a subsidiary called Swedwood...“We fully support the right of our co-workers to make this decision,” said Ingrid Steen, a Swedwood spokeswoman...“The primary...
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Author: Ashwini Sukthankar for International Centre for Trade Union Rights
In the first years of Ruggie’s mandate...activists...were concerned that his ‘Respect, Protect and Remedy’ framework, presented to the Human Rights Council...presented lofty rhetoric but no concrete plan of action...[A]s the mandate was renewed, with...
Jackson Lewis did not respond to: Report alleges anti-union activities by Palermo's Pizza, with support of Jackson Lewis law firm.
- Related in-depth areas: Worker Rights Consortium report re alleged anti-union activities of Palermo's
- This is a non response from the following companies: Jackson Lewis
Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Jackson Lewis to respond to the concerns raised in the report by the Worker Rights Consortium, but it did not do so.] On 5 February 2013 the Worker Rights Consortium released a report about Palermo...