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[PDF] full report: "The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2005-2006"
Author: Human Rights Campaign
- Related stories: USA: 2005-6 "State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans" - 86% of Fortune 500 companies now prohibit sexual orientation discrimination
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Author: MarketWatch [USA]
Jones Apparel Group Inc. and its Nine West Footwear Corp. unit have agreed to pay $600,000 to settle a lawsuit over alleged harassment by managers at Nine West's White Plains, N.Y., headquarters, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Monday...
Author: Steven Greenhouse & Michael Barbaro, New York Times
...some foreign workers in Jordanian factories that produce garments for Target, Wal-Mart and other American retailers are complaining of dismal conditions — of 20-hour days, of not being paid for months and of being hit by supervisors and jailed when...
Author: National Labor Committee
Tens of Thousands of Foreign Guest workers Stripped of their passports, trapped in involuntary servitude, sewing clothing for Wal-Mart, Gloria Vanderbilt [part of Jones Apparel], Target, Kohl's, Thalia Sodi for Kmart [part of Sears], Victoria's Secret...
- Related stories: Jordan: Asian immigrant workers say clothing being made for Target, Wal-Mart, Jones Apparel under poor conditions; contractors accused of human trafficking
- Related companies: Jones Group Kmart (part of Sears) Kohl's L.L.Bean Limited Brands Sears Target Victoria's Secret (part of Limited Brands) Walmart
Author: Lisa Roner, Ethical Corporation
...Nike’s new corporate social responsibility report is getting a lot of attention – and making others in the industry sit up and take notice...[also refers to Wal-Mart, Reebok, Adidas, Jones Apparel, Columbia Sportswear, Liz Claiborne, Gap]
Author: Helen Jung, Oregonian [USA]
Many in the footwear and apparel industry appear content to ignore the Beaverton company's call for openness...Adidas-Salomon...: "It's definitely an issue which is worth reviewing and considering..."...Jones Apparel...: "...We will be studying the...
Tiffany Says No to Burma's "Blood Gems" - Activists Hail "Principled Position" of World's Most Famous Jeweler, Call for Americans to Boycott Companies Selling Burmese Gems
Author: US Campaign for Burma
"Tiffany's deserves our praise and patronage for...[refusing to sell gems mined in Burma]," said Aung Din, co-founder of USCB who spent over 4 years behind bars as a political prisoner. "Mining in Burma supports the ruling dictators while bleeding...
- Related stories: Tiffany decides not to sell gems mined in Burma - activists call for US boycott of companies selling them
- Related in-depth areas: Forced labour - an introduction
- Related companies: Federated Department Stores (now Macy's) Jones Group Kenneth Cole Tiffany Tommy Hilfiger (part of Phillips-Van Heusen)
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...
- Related stories: U.S. apparel cos. lawsuit (re Saipan)
- Related companies: Abercrombie & Fitch Banana Republic (part of Gap) Brooks Brothers Brylane (part of Pinault Printemps-Redoute) Calvin Klein (part of Phillips-Van Heusen) Charming Shoppes Cutter & Buck Donna Karan Gap Gymboree J.C. Penney J.Crew Jones Group Lane Bryant (part of Charming Shoppes) Levi Strauss Limited Brands Liz Claiborne Marshall Fields (part of May Department Stores) May Department Stores Mervyn's Nordstrom Old Navy (part of Gap) Oshkosh B'Gosh Phillips-Van Heusen Polo Ralph Lauren PPR (formerly Pinault-Printemps-Redoute) PricewaterhouseCoopers Sears Talbots Tommy Hilfiger (part of Phillips-Van Heusen) Warnaco Woolrich