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1 July 2003

DVT Victims Appeal Against UK Airline Decision

Author: F. Brinley Bruton, Reuters

Victims of so-called economy class syndrome took their long-running battle to sue the world's largest airlines to England's appeals court Tuesday. They say airlines have known for years that cramped seats and long flights can cause potentially fatal...

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17 January 2005

Tsunami donors creative in giving [USA]

Author: Edward Iwata, USA Today

As donations pour in at a record pace, U.S. industries, charities and celebrities are using marketing creativity, high-tech know-how and business smarts to raise cash and goods for tsunami aid. [refers to Intelsat, HP (Hewlett-Packard), MTV, Amazon.com...

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21 January 2005

LaGuardia Airport food workers abused, then fired [USA]

Author: Yolanda Garzón, Noticia Hispanoamericana, translated from Spanish by Marissa Billowitz, Independent Press Association

Around 50 former workers of LSG Sky Chefs Kitchen accused the company of illegal labor practices, including sexual harassment and abuse, as well as unhealthy working conditions...we tried to locate Elsie Franjul, head of human resources at Sky Chef, to...

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29 December 2005

Northwest Airlines apologizes to ex-congressman Mark Jimenez

Author: Inquirer [Philippines]

Northwest Airlines has apologized to ex-congressman Mark Jimenez and the other Filipino passengers of Flight 71 who claimed to have suffered discrimination from its airline personnel while on an unscheduled stopover in Narita, Japan, earlier this month...

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1 June 2006

USA: 2005-6 "State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans" - 86% of Fortune 500 companies now prohibit sexual orientation discrimination

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1 June 2006

[PDF] full report: "The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2005-2006"

Author: Human Rights Campaign

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24 July 2007

USA: Human Rights Campaign reports major increase in workplace protections for gay, transgender employees

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24 July 2007

[PDF] full report: “The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2006-2007”

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and their families are valued in the American workplace now more than ever before. And inclusive non-discrimination policies and benefits for GLBT employees and their families are essential for...

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17 September 2007

USA: Report by Human Rights Campaign finds growth in company policies for gay & transgender workers

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17 September 2007

[PDF] full report: "Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2008"

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index...was devised with corporate diversity leaders, GLBT workplace advocates and employees to provide employers with a roadmap to creating fair workplaces. Each year, we have seen tremendous...

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