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Globalization and the Workplace

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Code Of Conduct Violations At Paxar (Turkey), Worker Rights Consortium Jun 2006

Code Of Conduct Violations At Paxar (Turkey), Worker Rights Consortium

Globalization and the Workplace

Letter detailing labor violations at the Paxar facility in Turkey, in an attempt to bring awareness to major university licensees.


Rut Tufts, An Indispensable Friend (Remarks On Death Of Rut Tufts At June 15, 2006 Fla Board Of Directors Meeting), Pharis Harvey Jun 2006

Rut Tufts, An Indispensable Friend (Remarks On Death Of Rut Tufts At June 15, 2006 Fla Board Of Directors Meeting), Pharis Harvey

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Adidas: Demand Reinstatement For Dismissed Union Leaders At Your Indonesian Supplier!, Clean Clothes Campaign Jun 2006

Adidas: Demand Reinstatement For Dismissed Union Leaders At Your Indonesian Supplier!, Clean Clothes Campaign

Globalization and the Workplace

The Clean Clothes Campaign calls attention to the dismissal of union leaders at the Indonesian supplier, PT Panarub. CCC claims that the dismissal is a violation of adidas’ code of practice.


Report: A Chartbook Of International Labor Comparisons: The Americas, Asia, Europe — June 2006, United States Department Of Labor Bureau Of International Labor Affairs Jun 2006

Report: A Chartbook Of International Labor Comparisons: The Americas, Asia, Europe — June 2006, United States Department Of Labor Bureau Of International Labor Affairs

Globalization and the Workplace

This chartbook provides a comparative labor market perspective- including employment levels, jobless rates, hours worked, labor costs, and productivity trends. This information provides a snapshot of where the United States stands today in relation to key economies of the world.


Support The Illegally Dismissed Worker Nisa In Madagascar, Clean Clothes Campaign May 2006

Support The Illegally Dismissed Worker Nisa In Madagascar, Clean Clothes Campaign

Globalization and the Workplace

The Clean Clothes Campaign details the context of the illegal dismissal of a workers’ representative at the Cote Sud factory in Madagascar.


Fla Statement In Response To The Usas Website "Fla Watch", Auret Van Heerden Mar 2006

Fla Statement In Response To The Usas Website "Fla Watch", Auret Van Heerden

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Worker Rights Consortium Assessment Re Sinolink Garment Manufacturing (Kenya): Findings, Recommendations, And Status Report, Worker Rights Consortium Mar 2006

Worker Rights Consortium Assessment Re Sinolink Garment Manufacturing (Kenya): Findings, Recommendations, And Status Report, Worker Rights Consortium

Globalization and the Workplace

WRC report on its assessment of serious labor violations found at a Sinolink Garment factory in Kenya. Includes a description of the factory’s response to the charges and a list of additional violations that followed as a result of the company’s inability to secure business.


Wrc Letter To The Fla (Re: Opposition To Designated Suppliers Program), Worker Rights Consortium Mar 2006

Wrc Letter To The Fla (Re: Opposition To Designated Suppliers Program), Worker Rights Consortium

Globalization and the Workplace

This letter is written in response to the FLA’s opposition to the WRC’s Designated Suppliers Program guidelines regarding the program’s impact on countries which bar independent unions, associational rights, living wage, antitrust issues, the selection of DSP factories, and the impact on retail prices.


Issues And Comments On The Designated Supplier Program (Dsp), Fair Labor Association Feb 2006

Issues And Comments On The Designated Supplier Program (Dsp), Fair Labor Association

Globalization and the Workplace

This document produced by the Fair Labor Association raises debate regarding the Designated Supplier Program, initiated by the Workers Rights Consortium. Issues of concern include guidelines regarding the program’s impact on countries which bar independent unions, associational rights, living wage, antitrust issues, the selection of DSP factories, and the impact on retail prices.


New Balance Goes To China: A Rare Glimpse Inside The Emerging New Corporate World Order, China Labor Watch Feb 2006

New Balance Goes To China: A Rare Glimpse Inside The Emerging New Corporate World Order, China Labor Watch

Globalization and the Workplace

The report describes the living and working conditions in the Li Kai Factory Number 5 plant, which supplies to New Balance, a leading global athletic products company.


Retrenchment: Guidance For Fla-Affiliated Companies, Fair Labor Association Feb 2006

Retrenchment: Guidance For Fla-Affiliated Companies, Fair Labor Association

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Land Tenure Reform And Gender Inequality, Shahra Razavi Jan 2006

Land Tenure Reform And Gender Inequality, Shahra Razavi

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Compilation Of Reports From The Conference On When People Are Treated As Commodities In The Global Market, Anti-Slavery International Jan 2006

Compilation Of Reports From The Conference On When People Are Treated As Commodities In The Global Market, Anti-Slavery International

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Contemporary Forms Of Slavery In Argentina, Anti-Slavery International Jan 2006

Contemporary Forms Of Slavery In Argentina, Anti-Slavery International

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Black & Decker Firings: “Organizing Is Prohibited”, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras Jan 2006

Black & Decker Firings: “Organizing Is Prohibited”, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Black & Decker In Mexico, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras Jan 2006

Black & Decker In Mexico, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Low Wages "Because It's A New Company", Comite Fronterizo De Obreras Jan 2006

Low Wages "Because It's A New Company", Comite Fronterizo De Obreras

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Black & Decker's Maquiladora Contradicts Itself And Continues Refusing Reinstatement Of Fired Workers, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras Jan 2006

Black & Decker's Maquiladora Contradicts Itself And Continues Refusing Reinstatement Of Fired Workers, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Shoes Or Sandals? Delphi Fires Hundreds Of Women Workers Instead Of Giving Them Safe Footwear, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras Jan 2006

Shoes Or Sandals? Delphi Fires Hundreds Of Women Workers Instead Of Giving Them Safe Footwear, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Unsafe Working Conditions Cause Severe Injuries In Motores Reynosa Workers, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras Jan 2006

Unsafe Working Conditions Cause Severe Injuries In Motores Reynosa Workers, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Delphi In Mexico, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras Jan 2006

Delphi In Mexico, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Macoelmex 2006: Alcoa Cuts Back; Attacks Collective Bargaining Agreement With New Temporary Contracts, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras Jan 2006

Macoelmex 2006: Alcoa Cuts Back; Attacks Collective Bargaining Agreement With New Temporary Contracts, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Julia Quiñonez Speaks Out Before Alcoa's Shareholders And Alain Belda Responded, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras Jan 2006

Julia Quiñonez Speaks Out Before Alcoa's Shareholders And Alain Belda Responded, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


What Workers Do To Make Ends Meet, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras Jan 2006

What Workers Do To Make Ends Meet, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


How The Prices Have Increased, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras Jan 2006

How The Prices Have Increased, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Cost Of Living, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras Jan 2006

Cost Of Living, Comite Fronterizo De Obreras

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Sample Living Wage Estimates: Indonesia And El Salvador, Worker Rights Consortium Jan 2006

Sample Living Wage Estimates: Indonesia And El Salvador, Worker Rights Consortium

Globalization and the Workplace

The WRC staff has prepared living wage estimates Indonesia and El Salvador. For each country, a chart is provided that includes a detailed breakdown of the calculations involved and a comparison between the estimated living wage and the current prevailing wage in the apparel sector.


The End Of Child Labour: Within Reach: Global Report Under The Follow-Up To The Ilo Declaration On Fundamental Principles And Rights At Work, International Labour Organization Jan 2006

The End Of Child Labour: Within Reach: Global Report Under The Follow-Up To The Ilo Declaration On Fundamental Principles And Rights At Work, International Labour Organization

Globalization and the Workplace

The report focuses on the decline of child labor, and argues for its ultimate abolition with effective policy implementation and cooperative efforts.


Commentary On The 2006 International Forum On Economic Globalization And Trade Unions, China Labor Watch Jan 2006

Commentary On The 2006 International Forum On Economic Globalization And Trade Unions, China Labor Watch

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Labor Shortage: Opportunity Or Crisis?, China Labor Watch Jan 2006

Labor Shortage: Opportunity Or Crisis?, China Labor Watch

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.