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Article
17 December 2004
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Auteur: David Whitehouse, Socialist Worker

Growing inequality and social displacement in China have fueled a string of protests, riots and strikes since August.

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13 December 2004
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Auteur: Kalinga Seneviratne, IPS

...foreign embassies are not doing enough to take up - with the Singapore government -- the working conditions under which their citizens [migrant workers] are employed here...[Migrant workers] may not get paid for months - which is illegal under...

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12 December 2004
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Auteur: Press Trust of India

A 25-year old Indian worker allegedly committed suicide after his company refused to pay him money even for getting a medical treatment, police said...On Saturday, 350 of the company's workers staged a protest over unpaid wages and refused to work.

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7 December 2004
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Auteur: Stefania Bianchi, Inter Press Service

Employers in developing countries are sacrificing workers' rights to attract foreign investment, says a report...[by Intl. Confed. of Free Trade Unions, ICFTU]

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5 December 2004
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Auteur: Michael Sheridan, Sunday Times [UK]

For years the sprawling factories of southern China have provided cheap labour for the world’s toy makers. Their profits could be under threat, however, after the authorities last week announced a clampdown on sweatshop conditions to head off a...

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2 December 2004
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Auteur: Economist

Businesses in South Africa are among the global leaders in addressing AIDS...But the disease is fast moving to India...China and Russia. Judging by South Africa's experience, AIDS may soon move rapidly up the corporate agenda in those countries, too. ...

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1 December 2004
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Article
1 December 2004
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Auteur: New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Unions were also concerned that the human rights of workers producing the goods and services traded under these agreements were ignored.

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1 December 2004
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Auteur: AccountAbility, Business for Social Responsibility

[includes case studies on Danone, Ben & Jerry’s (part of Unilever), British American Tobacco, Starbucks]

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1 December 2004
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