Demandas y acciones regulatorias: General

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Artículo
20 April 2002
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Autor(a): Steven Greenhouse, New York Times

A court in American Samoa has ordered an apparel company there to pay $3.5 million to hundreds of Chinese and Vietnamese workers who were sometimes paid just $2.25 an hour and were illegally charged thousands of dollars to obtain their jobs.

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19 April 2002
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Autor(a): Reuters

A San Francisco jury has found three energy companies [Shell Oil Co., Lyondell Chemical Co., Tosco Corp.] liable for polluting Lake Tahoe's drinking water with MTBE...The San Francisco Superior Court jury also found that Shell Oil Co. and Lyondell...

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Artículo
19 April 2002
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Autor(a): Roger Cowe, in Ethical Corporation Magazine

[refers to lawsuits against companies for alleged human rights abuses; the issue of holding parent companies responsible for the conduct of subsidiaries; the growing pressure for unambiguous and binding international legal obligations on companies...

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19 April 2002
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Autor(a): Anh Do, Orange County Register [California]

In a landmark case against human traffickers, the High Court of American Samoa has awarded nearly $3.5 million in back pay and damages to 265 Asians kept for months as indentured servants

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19 April 2002
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Autor(a): Workers Online

A worker who complained about smoking in her workplace has been sacked from a call centre [contracted to call centre operator, Addecco] operated for cigarette giant British American Tobacco.

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19 April 2002
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Autor(a): Chris Baltimore, Reuters

Air pollution from eight utilities targeted in federal lawsuits during the Clinton administration causes an estimated 5,900 deaths a year...American Electric Power Co. was identified in the report as the company responsible for the most deaths at 1,400...

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19 April 2002
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Autor(a): Environment News Service

American Electric Power has agreed to buy an entire town in Ohio that has been contaminated by sulfuric acid from one of the utility's coal burning plants

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Historia
18 April 2002
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18 April 2002
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Autor(a): Ben White, Washington Post

Despite 2000 Legal Settlement, Protesters Say Little Has Changed - Protesters lined Seventh Avenue outside Madison Square Garden today to press criticisms of Coca-Cola Co., which was holding its annual shareholders meeting inside. With labor and...

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Historia
18 April 2002
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