"Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2010 for the Right to Associate" - Intl. Labor Rights Forum

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Company non-response
1 December 2011

Envoy Group did not respond to: Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2010 for the Right to Associate.

Company response
1 December 2011

Response by R.J. Reynolds: "Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2010 for the Right to Associate".

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Company response
19 January 2011

Response by Fresh Del Monte Produce: "Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2010 for the Right to Associate".

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Company response
13 January 2011

Del Monte Fresh Produce response to Intl. Labor Rights Forum report “Working for Scrooge”

Author: Del Monte Fresh Produce

Freedom of association is a fundamental right of all our employees worldwide guaranteed by internal company policies and procedures...

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Company non-response
12 January 2011

Nassa Global did not respond to: "Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2010 for the Right to Associate".

Article
11 January 2011

Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2010 for the Right to Associate

Author: Intl. Labor Rights Forum

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states that “everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests”...Intl. Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) has released our 2010 version of an annual report: “Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2010 for the Right to Associate." The companies on this year’s list include: the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), Chiquita, Dole, Del Monte [Fresh Del Monte Produce], and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. [Responses by Chiquita, Dole, R. J. Reynolds are below. The Resource Centre also invited BGMEA members Envoy Group and Nassa Global, and Del Monte to respond – they have not yet done so.]

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Article
11 January 2011

[DOC] R. J. Reynolds response to Intl. Labor Rights Forum report “Working for Scrooge”

Author: R. J. Reynolds

...We are at a loss to understand why R.J. Reynolds [part of Reynolds American] would be mentioned at all in connection with claimed violations of workers’ rights to organize and join unions. What is clear from the report is that the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) has managed to enlist ILRF in the union’s longstanding corporate campaign against R.J. Reynolds...

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Company response
10 January 2011

[Chiquita response to Intl. Labor Rights Forum report "Working for Scrooge"

Author: Chiquita

...First, the allegations in the report you forwarded to us are unfounded and are not accurate. Wherever we do business, Chiquita respects the freedom of assocation of employees and their right to bargain collectively within the company. More than 60 percent of Chiquita employees in banana production operations are members of trade unions…

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Company response
1 January 2011

Dole response to Intl. Labor Rights Forum report “Working for Scrooge”

Author: Dole

In the case of Dolefil, there is currently an intra-union dispute within the main union (representing all rank and file workers since Dolefil has a union shop clause)...Regarding the allegations against Dole in Colombia, I would refer to the following press release referring to a Court decision exempting Dole from any responsibility in this issue.

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Article
1 December 2010

[PDF] full report: "Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2010 for the Right to Associate"

Author: Intl. Labor Rights Forum

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