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2006

Globalization and the Workplace

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Response From Fla's President And Ceo Auret Van Heerden To The Former Hermosa Workers, Auret Van Heerden Dec 2006

Response From Fla's President And Ceo Auret Van Heerden To The Former Hermosa Workers, Auret Van Heerden

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Submission To Us Department Of Labor In Response To Federal Register Notice Fr Doc. E6-20561 Published November 29, 2006, Titled "Request For Information On Efforts By Certain Countries To Eliminate The Worst Forms Of Child Labor.", Bama Athreya Dec 2006

Submission To Us Department Of Labor In Response To Federal Register Notice Fr Doc. E6-20561 Published November 29, 2006, Titled "Request For Information On Efforts By Certain Countries To Eliminate The Worst Forms Of Child Labor.", Bama Athreya

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Made In China: The Sweatshop Behind The Bratz, China Labor Watch Dec 2006

Made In China: The Sweatshop Behind The Bratz, China Labor Watch

Globalization and the Workplace

The report describes living and working conditions at the Hua Tai 4k factory in Shenzhen City, China. It is part of the large Hua Cheng group and supplies Bratz dolls mostly for California-based MGA Entertainment Company.


Letter From Former Hermosa Workers, Estela Marina Ramirez, Tomasa Argueta, Sonia Marily Reyes, Jazmin Zometa, Julia Estrada Dec 2006

Letter From Former Hermosa Workers, Estela Marina Ramirez, Tomasa Argueta, Sonia Marily Reyes, Jazmin Zometa, Julia Estrada

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Case Summary: Calypso, Atlantic And Manufacturas Del Rio (Nicaragua And El Salvador), Worker Rights Consortium Dec 2006

Case Summary: Calypso, Atlantic And Manufacturas Del Rio (Nicaragua And El Salvador), Worker Rights Consortium

Globalization and the Workplace

WRC report on an investigation of labor violations at three factories in Central America owned by the Argus Group. The Argus Group intervened to force factory authorities to take remedial action.


Case Summary: Gina Form Bra (Thailand), Worker Rights Consortium Dec 2006

Case Summary: Gina Form Bra (Thailand), Worker Rights Consortium

Globalization and the Workplace

WRC report on its investigation of working conditions in the Gina Form Bra factory in Thailand. Includes a discussion of the closure of the factory despite pressure by the WRC and workers’ efforts to keep it open.


Case Summary: Quality/Elderwear (El Salvador), Worker Rights Consortium Dec 2006

Case Summary: Quality/Elderwear (El Salvador), Worker Rights Consortium

Globalization and the Workplace

WRC report on its investigation of violations of workers’ associational rights at the Elderwear factory in El Salvador. Suggests that the company should extend employment opportunities and negotiate with local worker unions, following the closure of its factory in the area and the subsequent dismissal of employees.


Case Summary: Double Star (Thailand), Worker Rights Consortium Dec 2006

Case Summary: Double Star (Thailand), Worker Rights Consortium

Globalization and the Workplace

WRC report on its investigation of various labor violations at the Double Star factory in Thailand. Describes the exchanges between WRC and the company to remediate working conditions, which resulted in better treatment of union members, but failed to resolve many substantial issues.


Case Summary: Quality/ Elderwear (El Salvador), Worker Rights Consortium Dec 2006

Case Summary: Quality/ Elderwear (El Salvador), Worker Rights Consortium

Globalization and the Workplace

WRC report on its assessment of labor violations at a Quality factory in El Salvador following its closure, and a description of the actions taken by the company to address each issue.


Syngenta Consultation On Social Monitoring Of The Agricultural Sector In India, Fair Labor Association Dec 2006

Syngenta Consultation On Social Monitoring Of The Agricultural Sector In India, Fair Labor Association

Globalization and the Workplace

Summary of conference events and discussion between Syngenta and the Fair Labor Association concerning strategies for eliminating child labor and raising labor standards in vegetable seed production in India. Includes recommendations and possible plans of action.


2006 Ilrf Annual Report, International Labor Rights Forum Nov 2006

2006 Ilrf Annual Report, International Labor Rights Forum

Globalization and the Workplace

Provides an overview of the progress and setbacks for the International Labor Rights Forum and its various campaigns in 2006.


Stop Violence Against Philippine Garment Workers, Clean Clothes Campaign Nov 2006

Stop Violence Against Philippine Garment Workers, Clean Clothes Campaign

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Letter Sent To President Gloria Arroyo Of The Philippines, International Labor Rights Fund, The Thomas Merton Center, Katrina Abarcar, Bama Athreya, Kathryn J. Johnson, Zack Knorr, Jon Melegrito, Edith Rasell, William G. Sinkford Nov 2006

Letter Sent To President Gloria Arroyo Of The Philippines, International Labor Rights Fund, The Thomas Merton Center, Katrina Abarcar, Bama Athreya, Kathryn J. Johnson, Zack Knorr, Jon Melegrito, Edith Rasell, William G. Sinkford

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Preliminary Report: Worker Rights Consortium Inquiry Into Alleged Labor Rights Violations At Rising Sun Kenya Epz (Kenya), Worker Rights Consortium Nov 2006

Preliminary Report: Worker Rights Consortium Inquiry Into Alleged Labor Rights Violations At Rising Sun Kenya Epz (Kenya), Worker Rights Consortium

Globalization and the Workplace

WRC report on its investigation of labor violations at a Rising Sun Kenya export processing zone.


Fla Compliance Benchmarks (Revised), Fair Labor Association Nov 2006

Fla Compliance Benchmarks (Revised), Fair Labor Association

Globalization and the Workplace

This document was revised in 2006. The Compliance Benchmarks are a set of standards used by the FLA to monitor companies’ compliance regarding Forced Labor, Child Labor, Harassment or Abuse, Non-Discrimination, Health and Safety, Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining, Hours of Work, and Wages, Benefits and Overtime Compensation.


Linking Theory And Practice To Eliminate The Worst Forms Of Child Labor, Bureau Of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department Of Labor Nov 2006

Linking Theory And Practice To Eliminate The Worst Forms Of Child Labor, Bureau Of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department Of Labor

Globalization and the Workplace

The document is a compilation of research papers that “probe the physical and mental health implications of the WFCL and investigate alternative income generation strategies as an instrument for reducing families’ dependence on child labor” [excerpt].


€20.12 Per Month Announced As Bangladesh Garment Workers’ Wage, Clean Clothes Campaign Oct 2006

€20.12 Per Month Announced As Bangladesh Garment Workers’ Wage, Clean Clothes Campaign

Globalization and the Workplace

The Clean Clothes Campaign reports on the first proposed raise in the minimum wage for Bangladeshi garment workers since 1994.


October 2006 - Report On Cocoa And Forced Child Labor, Brian Campbell, Bama Athreya Oct 2006

October 2006 - Report On Cocoa And Forced Child Labor, Brian Campbell, Bama Athreya

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Deputy Under Secretary James Carter Provides Opening Remarks For The "Celebrating And Learning From Five Years Of Global Hiv/Aids Workplace Programming" Event Held At The Academy For Educational Development, James Carter Sep 2006

Deputy Under Secretary James Carter Provides Opening Remarks For The "Celebrating And Learning From Five Years Of Global Hiv/Aids Workplace Programming" Event Held At The Academy For Educational Development, James Carter

Globalization and the Workplace

Carter discusses the economic impact of HIV/AIDS across the world and various programs and policies that may stem the spreading of this virus.


How Low Can You Go?, Clean Clothes Campaign Sep 2006

How Low Can You Go?, Clean Clothes Campaign

Globalization and the Workplace

The Clean Clothes Campaign calls attention to the protest of garment workers regarding the failure of the Bangladesh Wage Board to come up with an acceptable minimum wage for the garment industry.


Csr Bulletin For The Ict Sector (Volume 1, Number 3), Verité Sep 2006

Csr Bulletin For The Ict Sector (Volume 1, Number 3), Verité

Globalization and the Workplace

This newsletter discusses ways in which e-training can be internationally implemented in the IT sector. Also looks at recent social responsibility initiatives around the world.


The Designated Suppliers Program (Revised Sept '06), Worker Rights Consortium Sep 2006

The Designated Suppliers Program (Revised Sept '06), Worker Rights Consortium

Globalization and the Workplace

The Designated Suppliers Program is a system for protecting the rights of the workers who sew university logo apparel. Under the Designated Suppliers Program, university licensees are required to source most university logo apparel from supplier factories that have been determined by universities, through independent verification, to be in compliance with their obligation to respect the rights of their employees – including the right to organize and bargain collectively and the right to be paid a living wage. Licensees may bring any factory they choose into the program, provided the factory can demonstrate compliance with the program’s labor standards. The ...


Fair Labor Association 2006 Annual Public Report, Jorge Perez-Lopez, John Ruggie Sep 2006

Fair Labor Association 2006 Annual Public Report, Jorge Perez-Lopez, John Ruggie

Globalization and the Workplace

Introduction concerns effects of globalization. Examines changes from 2005-2006 as companies are encouraged to move towards self compliance, with a concentration on corporate responsibility. Data is broken down by company.


Interim Summary Report: Third Party Complaint Regarding Hermosa Manufacturing, El Salvador, Fair Labor Association Aug 2006

Interim Summary Report: Third Party Complaint Regarding Hermosa Manufacturing, El Salvador, Fair Labor Association

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


Fact Finding Report Of Violation Of The Rights Of Workers At Washing Unit Of Fibre & Fabrics International Pvt. Ltd. (Ffi), Peenya Industrial Area, Bangalore, Garment And Textile Workers Union (Gatwu) Aug 2006

Fact Finding Report Of Violation Of The Rights Of Workers At Washing Unit Of Fibre & Fabrics International Pvt. Ltd. (Ffi), Peenya Industrial Area, Bangalore, Garment And Textile Workers Union (Gatwu)

Globalization and the Workplace

Fact finding report conducted by GATWU through various social, human rights and women’s rights organizations and social activists on Fibre & Fabrics International (FFI), a private garment manufacturing company in Bangalore.


Request For Review Of The Gsp Status Of The Republic Of Niger For Violations Of Worker Rights, International Labor Rights Forum Jul 2006

Request For Review Of The Gsp Status Of The Republic Of Niger For Violations Of Worker Rights, International Labor Rights Forum

Globalization and the Workplace

The ILRF submitted this petition to request a review of the Republic of Niger’s designation as a least-developed beneficiary developing country under the Trade Act of 1974, Generalized System of Preferences (GSP). The petition contends that the government of Niger failed to implement commitments to eliminate child labor, and thus its status as a least-developed beneficiary developing country should be revoked.


Csr Bulletin For The Ict Sector (Volume 1 Number 2), Verité Jul 2006

Csr Bulletin For The Ict Sector (Volume 1 Number 2), Verité

Globalization and the Workplace

This newsletter discusses corporate social responsibility when companies outsource jobs. Focuses on offshore ventures in India.


A-One Factory Closed – Action Still Needed, Clean Clothes Campaign Jun 2006

A-One Factory Closed – Action Still Needed, Clean Clothes Campaign

Globalization and the Workplace

The Clean Clothes Campaign calls attention to the need for continued support with the closing of the A-One factory in Bangladesh.


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.