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National Express Group’s human rights’ policy flawed says report

A new report…highlights serious flaws in the National Express Group’s human rights policy. The report, ‘National Express Group’s Diminution of Labor Rights in the U.S,’ starkly concludes that the company’s policy enables it to continue anti-union behaviour rather than appropriately protecting the human rights of its workers…The new policy was seemingly prompted by an upsurge in interest among US based workers to join a union and was implemented in a bid to pre-empt criticism of the group’s questionable labour relations record in the US…Teamster International Vice President, Rick Middleton, said: “This report underlines…that National Express Group’s subsidiary takes advantage of weak labour laws in the United States to enable it to be in a position to exploit and silence its US employees. “National Express Group’s workplace rights policy is a sham that needs to be corrected immediately...”