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19 August 2014

Lawyer analyses how UK companies can manage diversity policies internationally

Author: Katie Williams, Pinsent Masons LLP

“How can multinational companies implement global diversity policies consistently?”, 14 Aug 2014 ...

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18 August 2014

UK: Introduction of employment tribunal fees has "severely limited access to justice for workers" say researchers

Author: Amelia Gentleman, Guardian (UK)

"Priced out of court: why workers can't fight employment tribunals", 17 August 2014...

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12 August 2014

UK: DP World looks to promote diversity by encouraging women to apply for port jobs

Author: Andy Sambridge, Arabian Business (UAE)

"Dubai's DP World targets women for UK port jobs", 9 August 2014 ...

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12 August 2014

UK: Fawcett Society research exposes discrimination facing new mothers on their return to workplace

Author: Emily Dugan, Independent (UK)

"New mothers facing 'maternity discrimination' on their return to the workplace", 10 Aug 2014....

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Article
9 August 2014

Japan: Mitsubishi Motors aims at trebling female managers

Author: Tokyo Shimbun

[English summary of Japanese article, provided by the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre] In an interview with the daily broadsheet Tokyo Shimbun, the CEO of Mistubishi Motors states that the company aims at trebling female managers. There are...

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9 August 2014

Japan: Mitsubishi Motors aims at trebling female managers

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9 August 2014
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Author: 東京新聞

三菱自動車の相川哲郎(あいかわてつろう)社長(60)は六日、本紙などのインタビューで、「女性が活躍できる場を広げていきたい」と述べ、管理職に就く女性の数を現在の三十人程度から、三倍を目安に増やしていく考えを明らかにした。政府は女性の活躍を新成長戦略の柱の一つに掲げており、三菱自も女性幹部登用に力を入れる。...

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Article
5 August 2014

UK: Number of discrimination claims falls after introduction of employment tribunal fees

Author: Emily Dugan, Independent (UK)

“Discrimination at work goes unpunished as women can’t afford to sue”,  29 July 2014...

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5 August 2014

USA: Ex-Twitter employee files lawsuit against company over alleged age & disability discrimination; company says suit is "without merit"

Author: Alison Griswold, Slate (USA)

"Former Twitter Employee Sues the Company for Age Discrimination", 15 July 2014 ...

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Article
27 July 2014

Japan: In 2013 only 7.5% of managers in the private sector were women

[English summary of original Japanese article, provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre].  11 years ago, the Japanese government announced a goal of 30% female representation in managerial positions. The reality remains far behind: as...

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