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24 April 2017
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Author: Carlos Soto, Huffington Post

“Los otros violadores de derechos humanos”, 21 de Abril de 2017...

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3 December 2015

USA: Suffolk Laundry Services settles sexual harassment lawsuit involving immigrant women for $582,000

Author: John Valenti, Newsday (USA)

“Suffolk Laundry settles sexual harassment suit for $582G”, 1 Dec 2015...

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2 December 2015
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Author: La Tribuna Hispana (EUA)

“Trabajadoras reciben $582,000 por acoso sexual en una lavandería” 2 de Diciembre de 2015...

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8 May 2015

Mexico: Woman escapes two years of forced labour at dry cleaners; the country has 265,000 people in modern slavery

Author: Adam Justice, International Business Times

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4 July 2014

US govt. names TCE a harmful chemical - used in cleansers, by dry cleaners; 1st time since 1986 govt. names a substance as toxic under TSCA law

Author: Karin Rives, Environmental Defense Fund

"After 28 years with a flawed toxics law, finally a result", 26 June 2014...

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20 April 2012
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Author: Le Figaro/AFP

Le ministère de l'Écologie devrait interdire progressivement l'usage du perchloroéthylène, un solvant très utilisé, dans les établissements de nettoyage à sec...Il est interdit dans les nouvelles installations au Danemark et aux États-Unis. [Il est...

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19 August 2011

Woman awarded damages after 'too old to work' remark [UK]

Author: BBC

A Cookstown woman has been awarded almost £25,000 in damages after bringing a successful age discrimination case against her employer. Anna Stirrup had initially been awarded almost £6,000 last year after her employer, Ufuoma Obahor, made hurtful...

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12 September 2009

Clean Water Laws Are Neglected, at a Cost in Suffering [USA]

Author: Charles Duhigg, New York Times

...[In] recent years, violations of the Clean Water Act have risen steadily across the nation, an extensive review of water pollution records by The New York Times found... In the last five years alone, chemical factories, manufacturing plants and...

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17 August 2009
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Author: El Comercio

…[E]l agua azulada que sale de los tambores metálicos, donde se lavan…prendas…no recibe ningún tipo de tratamiento…El agua se deposita en el alcantarillado de la urbe y seis kilómetros más abajo se mezcla con el caudal del río Patate, uno de los...

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2 August 2009

Yusuf Bey built business empire with questionable tactics [USA]

Author: Mary Fricker, Bob Butler and Thomas Peele, The Chauncey Bailey Project

...[Yusuf Bey] built Your Black Muslim Bakery...into a well-known Bay Area business that ...had eight bakery outlets and several wholesale clients...[H]is bakery family operated at least eight other businesses, including dry cleaning, laundry, grocery...

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