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Author: Victor Ahiuma-Young, Vanguard [Nigeria]
Worried by the increasing alleged management-/expatriate-induced armed police attacks on oil workers in Nigeria, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to close down any oil company whose management...
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Author: University of California-Berkeley Human Rights Center
Our research identified 57 forced labor operations in almost a dozen cities in California between 1998 and 2003, involving more than 500 individuals from 18 countries...Victims of forced labor often suffer severe hardships and deprivations. Their...
Author: Peter Maass, in Mother Jones
[the link connects to partial story on Mother Jones website; for complete version, enter the following access code in box at bottom of that page: MJCH5A] American bankers handled his loot. Oil companies play by his rules...How the pursuit of oil is...
[PDF] Internationally recognised core labour standards in Brazil: report for the WTO general council review of the trade policies of Brazil
Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)
Brazil has ratified seven of the eight core ILO labour Conventions...In view of restrictions on trade union rights, discrimination, child labour and forced labour, determined measures are needed to comply with the commitments Brazil has accepted...
Author: Bernadette Tansey, San Francisco Chronicle
ChevronTexaco Corp. gave itself a mix of grades as a global citizen in its second annual Corporate Responsibility Report, a voluntary report card the oil giant generates to judge its impact on the international environment, workforce and community.....
Author: Partnership Africa Canada
This first Annual Review of the diamond industry in Angola...examines the potential for diamonds to serve as an engine of development rather than war. And it spells out some of the challenges that now face a government that has been widely criticized...
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Author: International Commission for Labour Rights
In respect of almost 4,000 murders of trade unionists [in Colombia] since 1986 there has been almost 100 percent impunity.
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Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
With 129 trade unionists killed worldwide and an upward swing in death threats, imprisonment and physical harassment; trade union rights continue to be violated across the world.