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Sara Lee website: www.saralee.com

Sara Lee spun off its apparel business, including its Hanes, Champion & Playtex brands, as Hanesbrands, in September 2006.

 

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1 June 2008

[PDF] Sustainability Issues in the Tea Sector: A Comparative Analysis of Six Leading Producing Countries

Author: Sanne van der Wal, Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO)

In this report, SOMO is presenting for the first time…a…comparative analysis on social, economic and ecological conditions in the tea sector in 6 of the most important tea-producing countries: India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya and Malawi…The...

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17 March 2008

Law Firm Segregation Reminiscent of Jim Crow [USA]

Author: Yolanda Young, former staff attorney at Covington & Burling, in Huffington Post [USA]

...[A] staff attorney position at Covington & Burling...[was a] great opportunity...to experience the race/power dynamic firsthand... Staff attorneys are non-partner track lawyers who handle the menial legal tasks...that [partner-track] associates...

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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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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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1 June 2007

Non-profit "Climate Counts" ranks 56 companies on climate change performance

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1 June 2007

[PDF] full report: "Climate Counts - Company Scorecard Report"

Author: Climate Counts

The Climate Counts Company Scorecard provides consumers with an objective, balanced way to gauge which companies are seriously committed to reversing climate change—and which ones are not...Our full scorecard ranks 56 companies in eight major consumer...

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28 March 2007

China's proposed labour law reform: concerns about US & European industry association lobbying; company responses & non-responses

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited several US & European companies to respond to concerns about the positions taken by industry associations regarding China's proposed labour law reform....

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1 March 2007

China: Global Labor Strategies report follows up on lobbying by intl. firms & US business groups on draft labour law

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