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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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15 December 2015

AP: Global supermarkets selling shrimp peeled by slaves

Author: Margie Mason, Robin McDowell, Martha Mendoza, Esther Htusana, Associated Press

[A]n Associated Press investigation has found shrimp peeled by modern-day slaves is reaching the U.S., Europe and Asia...U.S. customs records show the shrimp made its way into the supply chains of major U.S. food stores and retailers such as Wal-Mart,...

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14 December 2015

Thailand: Investigation finds enslaved migrants & children in shrimp processing factories supplying US & European markets

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7 May 2014

Stigma Drives Workplace Discrimination Against Workers Living With HIV [USA]

Author: Annamarya Scaccia, RH Reality Check (USA)

[D]iscrimination is a pervasive issue for the more than 1.1 million people living with HIV in the United States, occurring since the earliest days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, says Catherine Hanssens, executive director of the Center for HIV Law and...

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3 January 2014

Business Lobby Goes to [US] Court to Stop ‘Conflict Minerals’ Rule

Author: Jamila Trindle, Foreign Policy (USA)

A years-long effort to make U.S. companies disclose the use of minerals from war-torn African countries could finally go into effect this year...unless business groups...can get a court to toss it out...[National Association of Manufacturers, US...

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3 January 2014

US appeals court hears oral arguments in lawsuit by business orgs. against conflict minerals rule

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11 June 2013

Gov’t sues BMW plant, Dollar General stores over criminal background checks [USA]

Author: Associated Press

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [EEOC] filed lawsuits Tuesday against discount retailer Dollar General Corp. and a BMW manufacturing plant in South Carolina over their use of criminal background checks to screen out job applicants or fire...

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1 January 2013

Report finds information & communication industry makes progress eliminating conflict minerals from supply chain while other industries remain behind

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1 January 2013

[PDF] What's Needed: An Overview of Multi-Stakeholder and Industry Activities to Achieve Conflict-Free Minerals

Author: Responsible Sourcing Network

[Refers to Advanced Micro Devices (ADM), AIM Metals & Alloys, Alpha, American Mitsuba, AngloGold Ashanti, Apple, Asahi Pretec, AT&T, AVX, Banro, Best Buy, Boeing, BorgWarner, Cartier (part of Richemont), Chrysler, Cisco, Dell, Deloitte, Delphi...

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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