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1 October 2006

Child Labor is Back: Children Are Again Sewing Clothing for Major U.S. Companies [Bangladesh]

Author: National Labor Committee [US-based NGO]

An estimated 200 to 300 children, some 11 years old or even younger, are sewing clothing for Hanes [part of Hanesbrands], Puma, J.C. Penney and Wal-Mart at the Harvest Rich plant in Bangladesh. The children report being slapped and beaten, sometimes...

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14 May 2006

Bias Because Baby Is On The Way - Discrimination Complaints Increase; One Mom Tells CBS Her Story [USA]

Author: Russ Mitchell, CBS News [USA]

When a promotion she'd been promised went to a man, Sarah Babb filed a pregnancy discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [against her employer, Merisant]. The number of reported pregnancy bias cases since 1992 has...

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25 July 2005

Jury to hear case of company accused of pregnancy discrimination [USA]

Author: AP

Cynthia Papageorge claims she was fired [from Mothers Work Inc.] because of her pregnancy...[She claims] one of the company's vice presidents, Frank Mullay...questioned whether she was capable of doing her job in her "condition" and in her "state."......

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