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30 January 2009
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Author: Hélène Huteau, Novethic [France]

Une nouvelle enseigne de pressings « écologiques » [Séquoïa] s’installe à Paris, au moment où le ministère de l’Ecologie vient de mettre en évidence la pollution que représentent ces installations classées, dont la plupart ne respectent pas les normes...

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1 August 2008

Wal-Mart Warns of Democratic Win [USA]

Author: Ann Zimmerman and Kris Maher, Wall Street Journal

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is mobilizing its store managers and department supervisors around the country to warn that if Democrats win power in November, they'll likely…[pass the Employee Free Choice Act] to make it easier for workers to unionize companies…...

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13 June 2008

Court: Cintas Corp. ignored Hayward work laws [USA]

Author: Tyche Hendricks, San Francisco Chronicle

In a precedent-setting ruling for cities across California, a state appeals court this week upheld Hayward's living wage ordinance as constitutional and ordered Cintas Corp., a laundry business that had contracted with the East Bay city, to pay $1.4...

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11 June 2008

Court: Cintas Corp. ignored Hayward work laws [USA]

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11 June 2008

[PDF] Amaral v. Cintas [USA]

Author: Court of Appeal of the State of California - First Appellate District

[Full text of judgment of California State Court of Appeal ruling to affirm a lower court’s decision requiring Cintas to pay back wages, interest & penalties under a living wage ordinance of the city of Hayward, California.]

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24 April 2008

Cintas Death Places OSHA Enforcement Authority Into Question [USA]

Author: Katherine Torres, Occupational Hazards [USA]

House lawmakers and several key witnesses at an April 23 House Workforce Subcommittee hearing emphasized the need for OSHA [Occupational Safety & Health Administration] to strengthen its enforcement efforts, conduct corporate-wide investigations...

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24 April 2008

Lawmakers blast Cintas' safety [USA]

Author: Malia Rulon, Cincinnati Enquirer [USA]

Lawmakers at a House subcommittee hearing Wednesday said they were "outraged" and "appalled" by the way Mason-based Cintas reacted to the death of a worker at a Tulsa, Okla., laundry facility. Eleazar Torres-Gomez, 46, was killed at a Cintas plant last...

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24 April 2008

US legislators criticise Cintas over safety in wake of worker death last year

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5 December 2007

Safety Issues Beset Industrial Laundries - Cintas Is Hit by Fines Including $2.8 Million From Worker's Death [USA]

Author: Kris Maher, Wall Street Journal

Regulators and work-safety experts are putting greater scrutiny on the industrial laundry business, particularly Cintas Corp... In August, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined the Cincinnati company $2.8 million related to...

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17 August 2007

Cintas Faces Historic $2.8 Million Fine [USA]

Author: Katherine Torres, Occupational Hazards [USA]

Months after legislators urged OSHA [US Occupational Safety & Health Administration] to conduct a full investigation into safety hazards at industrial facilities owned by Cintas Corp. brought to light by the death of one of its workers, the agency...

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