Demandas y acciones regulatorias: General
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Autor(a): David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle
New twist on anti-pirate law blurs borders, extends liability ...Some suits charge companies with polluting foreign lands, others with violating human rights [refers to lawsuits in U.S. courts against Unocal, ChevronTexaco, Gap, Levi Strauss]
Autor(a): David Corn, The Nation
Why are villagers in the Aceh province of Indonesia--or their lawyers--worrying about contributions from Exxon Mobil to George W. Bush and the Republicans? - A year ago, the Washington-based International Labor Rights Fund filed a lawsuit against the...
Autor(a): Human Rights in China
...charging that the BOC [Bank of China] assisted the government of China in the confiscation of humanitarian funds destined for the surviving families of the victims of the Tiananmen Massacre.
- También se encuentra en: Human Rights in China lawsuit against Bank of China, charging it helped China's government confiscate funds destined for families of Tiananmen victims
- Empresas relacionadas: Bank of China
Autor(a): Claire Cozens, Guardian [UK]
Fast food companies including McDonald's and Coca-Cola are helping to fund a multimillion pound advertising campaign urging Americans to eat more healthily. In an effort to avoid tobacco-style lawsuits, food giants including Unilever, Procter &...
New York State's attorney general said he would the sue the Bush Administration over the US Environmental Protection Agency's decision yesterday to ease rules that now limit air pollution by coal-burning utilities....New York State, along with other...
- También se encuentra en: US to relax air pollution rules for utilities
Autor(a): Ran Reznick, Ha'aretz [Israel]
Since January, Tel Aviv District Labor Court has been sitting in camera on a lawsuit filed by a man who claims he was fired from Microsoft Israel because he is homosexual. The company adamantly rejects the man's contention, saying that his dismissal...
- Empresas relacionadas: Microsoft
Autor(a): Dan Ackman, Forbes
Yesterday in California, a judge asserted international jurisdiction in a way that some U.S. companies may not be so happy about. A Superior Court judge in Los Angeles ordered Unocal to stand trial for human rights abuses allegedly committed in...
Autor(a): Reuters, in New York Times
The Unocal Corporation, the oil and gas company, faces a September trial over charges that it was responsible for human rights abuses during the construction of a $1.3 billion pipeline in Myanmar, the plaintiffs' lawyer said today.
- También se encuentra en: Burma: Boston Globe editorial on lawsuit against Unocal for human rights abuses perpetrated by its military partners in gas pipeline project Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)
- Empresas relacionadas: Unocal (part of Chevron)