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5 October 2007
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Auteur: Friends of the Earth Europe

Big European companies such as Alcatel, Siemens, Total, Maersk and Rolls-Royce, and a number of timber companies, are still doing business with Burma - despite the Burmese junta's human rights violations and environmental destruction, Friends of the...

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Article
28 September 2007
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Auteur: John Berthelsen, Asia Sentinel

…[U]nder the radar, half the countries in Asia are helping to prop up the [Burmese] dictatorship, either through government help or through the sub rosa support of their business communities — including Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Japan, Thailand and...

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21 August 2007
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Auteur: Independent [Ireland]

A former airport baggage handler sacked over his heart complaint has been awarded a massive €125,000 compensation payout. The Equality Authority said the settlement against Aviance UK Ltd for discrimination was one of the highest it ever awarded. The...

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14 June 2007
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14 June 2007
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Auteur: Andrew England, Financial Times

[F]or women operating in traditionally conservative societies [setting up a business in the Middle East] can be exacerbated by age-old discrimination and prejudices…Nadereh Chamlou, a senior adviser at the World Bank…says the main barriers for women...

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Article
12 April 2007
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Auteur: Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle

FedEx Express has reached a $54.9 million settlement with thousands of African American and Latino employees in the western United States who accused the courier of unfairly keeping them in low-paying jobs loading freight... FedEx, based in Memphis,...

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12 April 2007
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Auteur: Portafolio [Colombia]

FedEx Corp., la mayor empresa de transporte de carga aérea del mundo, pagará 54,8 millones de dólares para resolver una demanda colectiva por discriminación racial presentada a nombre de trabajadores negros e hispanos en su subsidiaria FedEx Express....

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12 April 2007
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Article
1 January 2007
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Auteur: Jane Nelson, The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

As the [OECD] has commented…”Increasing economic growth is essential – but it is not enough. The quality of growth –its sustainability, composition and equity – is equally important”…In many developing countries achieving this goal [improving the...

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31 December 2006
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Auteur: N.R. Kleinfield, International Herald Tribune

...Doctors say that with improved medications and methods of self-testing blood sugar, most diabetics can do almost any job if they properly manage their illness. Yet myths about the disease persist...leading many companies to shun diabetic employees.....

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