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Macy's

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Macy's Inc. was known as Federated Department Stores until June 2007.

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20 June 2011

Macy's to carry child labor-free rugs in some units [USA]

Author: Home Textiles Today

Macy's has forged a partnership with non-profit handmade rug organization Goodweave to offer soft floor coverings made in Nepal and India by adult artisans, not children...GoodWeave, an international nonprofit organization that works to ensure rugs...

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9 May 2011

Company Response to Forced Child Labor in Uzbek Cotton

Author: International Labour Rights Forum

Companies across the US and Europe have taken a stand against forced child labor in the production of Uzbek cotton. In addition, some companies are working hard to develop clear traceability for cotton and other components of clothing....[C]ompanies...

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19 November 2010

Wages, conditions improve as workers in China form unions

Author: Kathy Chu and Michelle Yun, USA Today

…Lan Yimin represents the new generation of Chinese factory workers…While she's following in her parents' footsteps on the assembly line, unlike them, she's less willing to…toil away for meager pay and benefits. She has more job options and better...

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Company response
27 October 2010

Response by Macy's: Natl. Labor Committee (US) alleges labour abuses at Alianza Fashion factory - including forced overtime, low wages, denial of freedom of association.

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17 October 2010

Alianza Fashion: A Test Case for the Guatemalan Government & the Office of the United States Trade Representative

Author: National Labor Committee [US]

Alianza Fashion in Guatemala, with 1,350 workers, sews garments for Briggs New York [for Kellwood], Sag Harbor [for Kellwood], Fashion Bug [for Charming Shoppes], Alfani and JM Collection [for Macy’s]. Forced overtime...[is] the norm...Workers are...

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1 October 2010

Report on Alianza Fashion factory in Guatemala & company responses [Guatemala]

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In September 2010, National Labor Committee (NLC) issued a report "Alianza Fashion: A Test Case for the Guatemalan Government & the Office of the United States Trade Representative", alleging labour abuses at the Alianza Fashion factory in...

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21 May 2010

Ex-Torrance Macy's worker sues over alleged harassment [USA]

Author: Contra Costa Times

A biological male who claims to be female sued Macy's alleging "unfair treatment and humiliation" at a Torrance store including verbal abuse, being thrown out of the women's restroom and ridicule from management and co-workers while employed there....

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10 February 2010

Report evaluates jewelers progress in promoting socially and environmentally responsible mining – 60 firms endorse principles for ethical sourcing

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10 February 2010

[PDF] Tarnished Gold: Assessing the jewelry industry’s progress on ethical sourcing of metals

Author: Earthworks

This report is an evaluation of the efforts made by jewelers towards responsible sourcing of precious metals. It is based on responses to a survey sent to the jewelers that had signed on to the Golden Rules by mid-February 2009 and to other large...

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14 September 2009

USA: Report finds number of companies with top ratings for lesbian & gay policies increased 20% despite recession

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