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13 April 2013

Man Files Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Against Westerville Company [USA]

Author: NBC News

A lawsuit filed by attorneys…on behalf of a…man alleges religious discrimination by his former employer...Yusuf Sufi…said he was fired after asking for a religious accommodation to leave work for one hour in order to go to a local mosque to say his...

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30 January 2013

More SA companies commit to UN Global Compact

Author: Natalie Greve, Engineering News [So. Africa]

Twelve South African companies had voluntarily committed to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), in the 2013 financial year to date, the National Business Initiative (NBI) said…The twelve signatories were Transnet, Allegiance Air, Oceana Group,...

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12 September 2012

UPS sued for discrimination

Author: Michelle Durand Daily, Daily Journal [USA]

A Jordanian man working at United Parcel Service’s San Bruno hub was discriminated by coworkers as a “terrorist” who might blow up the building and involuntarily transferred after reporting the harassment that included assaults with rocks and bottles,...

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23 May 2012

Can Protecting Disabled Workers Do More Harm than Good? [USA]

Author: Elaine Cohen, CSRwire Talkback

What do Starbucks, United Parcel Service, Daimler Chrysler Corp [now Daimler, Chrysler], Wal-Mart Stores, Sears Roebuck and United Airlines have in common? They all featured in the [US] Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Hall of Fame, a report...

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27 March 2012

Postal businesses query new media bill [Uganda]

Author: Ncholas Kalungi, Monitor [Uganda]

Private postal operators have questioned the...Uganda Communications Regulatory Authority Bill, arguing that it will...threaten clients’ rights and freedoms...One article in this bill gives the director general of the regulatory authority powers to...

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28 February 2012

Millions of Indian workers strike for rights

Author: Al Jazeera

Millions of workers in India are staging a 24-hour strike to demand improved rights for employees and to protest over rising prices...[The] strike, one of the biggest in recent times, is being backed by all 11 major trade unions in the country,...

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24 January 2012

WFP and Logistics Companies Join Forces to Prepare Countries for Disaster Response

Author: UPS

Humanitarian organizations and the world’s leading logistics companies have teamed up to conduct the first in a series of assessments to help countries strengthen their ability to respond to emergencies. A.P. Moller-Maersk and UPS joined the Logistics...

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15 December 2011

EEOC Settles Long-Standing Disability Discrimination Case Against UPS [USA]

Author: Jenna Greene, BLT: The Blog of Legal Times [USA]

After more than five years of litigation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has settled a disability discrimination case against a unit of United Parcel Service for $95,000.The case on behalf of Mauricio Centeno, who has been deaf since...

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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12 August 2011

UPS Airlines helping in Horn of Africa crisis

Author: Business First [USA]

United Parcel Service Inc. has pitched in to provide assistance to relief efforts in the Horn of Africa, which is suffering through a major drought and famine. A special 767 charter flight from Cologne, Germany, part of UPS's Louisville-based UPS...

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