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Author: Corynne Cirille, Racked
As the nation’s largest lobbying group, the US Chamber...spent close to $104 million on lobbying in 2016... Over the years, intense public pressure forced many corporations to take a public stance on issues like climate change, equal pay, and...
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Author: Gina Passarella, Law.com (USA)
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Press release: Largest-ever First-hand Investigation Into Slavery And Child Labor Finds Forced Labor Prevalent In India’s Hand-Made Carpet Sector [India]
Author: François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University
The report – titled “Tainted Carpets: Slavery and Child Labor in India’s Hand-Made Carpet Sector” – explores well beyond the traditional “Carpet Belt” region of Uttar Pradesh to cover nine states in northern India where production sites belonging to...
Author: CentreDaily.com (USA)
A former employee of The Home Depot store in Patton Township is suing the company, claiming he was subjected to degrading and demeaning comments because he is black…He also claims he was rebuffed in attempts to file a complaint about the situation...A...
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