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14 December 2001

Exploitation of Workers Rife in Eastern Cape [South Africa]

Author: Dumile Meintjies, East Cape News [South Africa]

The exploitation of workers is rife in the Eastern Cape, especially in the security and textile industries said provincial Labour Department deputy director of inspections and enforcements Mlungisi Matiwane yesterday...He said: "It is especially the...

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11 December 2001

Guard takes firm to court over sex claim [South Africa]

Author: Lynnette Johns, Independent [South Africa]

A Cape Town security guard has become the first person to take an employer to court for sexual discrimination under the Employment Equity Act. She alleged in the Cape Town Labour Court that Real Security, of Mitchell's Plain, failed to act when she...

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1 December 2001

Corporations Behaving Badly: The Ten Worst Corporations of 2001

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1 December 2001

Corporations Behaving Badly: The Ten Worst Corporations of 2001

Author: Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman, Multinational Monitor

[Abbott Laboratories, Argenbright Security, Bayer, Coca Cola, Enron, ExxonMobil, Philip Morris, Sara Lee, Southern Co. and Wal-Mart]

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1 December 2001

Gilles Carbonnier, Intl. Committee of the Red Cross: The private sector in armed conflict zones - What relations between companies & humanitarian orgs.?

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1 December 2001
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Author: Gilles Carbonnier, Revue internationale de la Croix-Rouge

Aujourd’hui, la communauté internationale et les médias s’intéressent de plus près aux questions de responsabilité des entreprises privées…En parallèle, de nombreuses compagnies se sont dotées de codes de conduite qui s’inspirent de normes reconnues en...

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12 March 2001
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Author: International Alert

De nombreux cas d'usages de sociétés privées de sécurité par des sociétés multinationales des secteurs pétroliers et des industries d'extraction minière…ont conduit à des atteintes aux droits de l'homme. Ces événements ont encouragé des sociétés...

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1 February 2000
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La implementación de este documento, surgido en el año 2000 en América Latina cobra cada vez más adherentes entre los gobiernos y las empresas, con el apoyo de misiones diplomáticas y algunos representantes de instituciones académicas y ONG.

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4 February 2015

Amnesty Intl. calls on Greater Manchester Pension Fund to scrutinise the human rights record of companies they invest in

Pensions worth millions from all 10 Greater Manchester Councils are being invested in companies accused of war crimes, racial discrimination, and massive environmental ruin....The fund invests public sector pensions into the businesses, which include...

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20 March 2015

Angola: Journalist Rafael Marques faces defamation charges over his work exposing rights abuses in diamond industry

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