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Publicis Thailand Drops Suit Against Tlc Coordinator, Clean Clothes Campaign Jun 2006

Publicis Thailand Drops Suit Against Tlc Coordinator, Clean Clothes Campaign

Globalization and the Workplace

The CCC reports success in getting Publicis Thailand to drop its defamation lawsuit against Thai Labour Campaign Coordinator (TLC) Junya Lek Yimprasert.


Publicis Thailand Drops Suit Against Tlc Coordinator!, Clean Clothes Campaign Jun 2006

Publicis Thailand Drops Suit Against Tlc Coordinator!, Clean Clothes Campaign

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


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.


Supporting Mexican Garment Workers At The Tarrant Ajalpan Factory, Sweatshop Watch Jun 2006

Supporting Mexican Garment Workers At The Tarrant Ajalpan Factory, Sweatshop Watch

Globalization and the Workplace

The article documents the efforts made to support the Mexican garment workers at the Tarrant Ajalpan Factory. Some of the supportive measures include: an international campaign; protests; campaigns for retailer accountability; a speaking tour; and complaints under NAFTA.


Sweatshop Watch Newsletter, Sweatshop Watch Jun 2006

Sweatshop Watch Newsletter, Sweatshop Watch

Globalization and the Workplace

Summer 2006 newsletter of Sweatshop Watch covering the protests and demonstrations for fair immigration reform, the tragic factory fire in Bangladesh, the resolution to the Levi’s/Lajat campaign, and Saipan sweatshops.


Paxar Campaign, Clean Clothes Campaign Jun 2006

Paxar Campaign, Clean Clothes Campaign

Globalization and the Workplace

Information on the Paxar Campaign, including the initial action request by the Clean Clothes Campaign in regards to Paxar Corporation’s violations of Turkish law and corporate codes of conduct.


Reports From The Different Clean Clothes Campaigns And Projects: February – June 2006 Jun 2006

Reports From The Different Clean Clothes Campaigns And Projects: February – June 2006

Globalization and the Workplace

A compilation of country reports on the activities of the various European Clean Clothes Campaigns from February to June 2006.


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.


Clean Clothes Newsletter No. 21, Clean Clothes Campaign May 2006

Clean Clothes Newsletter No. 21, Clean Clothes Campaign

Globalization and the Workplace

Newsletter of Clean Clothes Campaign, detailing European campaigns and issues surrounding fair labor standards.


Anti-Sweatshop Activists Demand Responsibility From La-Based Companies Profiting From Deadly Factory, Sweatshop Watch Apr 2006

Anti-Sweatshop Activists Demand Responsibility From La-Based Companies Profiting From Deadly Factory, Sweatshop Watch

Globalization and the Workplace

The media advisory provides information regarding the protest planned by activists for April 5, 2006 in response to the deadly fire in Bangladesh that killed and injured many workers. The fire happens to be one of many incidents in Bangladesh that demonstrates the complete disregard for workplace safety and workers’ rights.


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.


Sweatshop Watch Newsletter, Sweatshop Watch Mar 2006

Sweatshop Watch Newsletter, Sweatshop Watch

Globalization and the Workplace

Spring 2006 newsletter of Sweatshop Watch covering the WTO protests, the Lajat/Levi campaign, and anti-sweatshop activism in Sweden.


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.


Clean Clothes National Campaigns And Projects: November 2005 – February 2006, Clean Clothes Campaign Feb 2006

Clean Clothes National Campaigns And Projects: November 2005 – February 2006, Clean Clothes Campaign

Globalization and the Workplace

A compilation of country reports on the activities of the various European Clean Clothes Campaigns from November 2005 to February 2006.


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.