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1 February 2001

Explanation of 1 February 2001 decision to remove Wal-Mart from Domini 400 Social Index

Author: Kinder, Lydenberg, Domini & Co.

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12 March 2001

USA: 'Union-Free' Wal-Mart

Author: Harry Kelber, LaborTalk

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14 April 2001

The terms of global trade

Author: letter from Christine Watts, Corporate affairs director, ASDA, in Guardian [UK]

[Wal-Mart/ASDA letter to Guardian responding to 9 Apr. 2001 article concerning allegations of child labour at textile suppliers in Bangladesh]

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17 April 2001

Wal-Mart Booted Out of the Domini 400 [Domini 400 Social Index]

Author: Mark Thomsen, SocialFunds.com

KLD cites lack of leadership on labor controversies among reasons for removal

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1 May 2001

Worker Rights in the Americas [El Salvador]?

Author: National Labor Committee

A Rare Inside Glimpse: Suppressed USAID-funded investigation documents systematic denial of rights and "abject poverty" wages of eighty-five thousand maquila workers, mostly young women sewing garments for Nike, Jordan, Adidas, Gap, Ohio State, Duke,...

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7 June 2001

U.S. reaches water pollution settlement with Wal-Mart

Author: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Retailer to Pay $1 Million Fine, Establish Environmental Management Plan

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21 August 2001

Labor chief says S.F. [San Francisco] workers deserve justice

Author: George Raine, San Francisco Chronicle

U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao said today investigators from her department's wages and hours division are working with the state to see that back wages are paid to immigrant employees of one of San Francisco's largest garment factories. The...

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4 September 2001

Country's Top Undergarment Brand Vows No More Business in Burma

Author: Free Burma Coalition

Sara Lee joins Wal-Mart, Costco, Perry Ellis, Fila, Family Dollar in string of Burma cut-offs: Sara Lee, a top seller of intimate apparel in the United States with nearly $17.5 billion dollars in annual revenues and owner of Hanes, Hanes Her Way,...

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20 September 2001

Basket Case: Pottery Barn Backs Out of Burma

Author: Global Exchange

20th Company in 14 Months to Cut Business Ties Reveals Burma is "New South Africa" - Pottery Barn, a home furnishings store owned by San Francisco-based Williams Sonoma company has announced to the Free Burma Coalition (FBC) that the company has...

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5 October 2001

Wal-Martyrs rise up: Las Vegas [USA] outlet could be first Wal-Mart property to undergo storewide union election

Author: James Rutherford, Las Vegas Mercury

No Wal-Mart store has ever gone union. There has never even been a storewide election...Employees in Las Vegas contend they've been spied on, threatened, cajoled, interrogated, wrongly disciplined and in at least one case fired for union activity.

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