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15 August 2017

Merck, Intel, Under Armour, Alliance for American Manufacturing & AFL-CIO resign from manufacturing council following President Trump's response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville

Five members of the American Manufacturing Council resigned following President Trump's failure to quickly condemn racism and violence by white supremacists at a rally in Charlottesville. The rally was organised to protest the planned removal of a...

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18 July 2017

Members of US business org IECA disagree with its stance against Paris Agreement

President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has faced significant criticism from the business community. In advance of the decision, over one thousand companies publicly declared their support for the Paris Agreement and following the...

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11 June 2017

Nucor non-response

Author: Nucor

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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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13 May 2015

4th Circuit Revives Class Claims for Steelworkers

Author: Charly Himmel, Courthouse News Service (USA)

The 4th Circuit upheld class certification for black steelworkers who claim they were subjected to extreme and unrelenting racial discrimination while working for the Nucor Corporation in South Carolina. The ruling…is the second time the 4th Circuit...

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13 May 2015

USA: Appeals court allows racial discrimination lawsuit against Nucor to proceed as class action

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11 May 2015

[PDF] Brown, et al. v. Nucor Corporation

Author: US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit

This case concerns the certification of a class of black steel workers who allege endemic racial discrimination at a South Carolina plant owned by Nucor Corporation and Nucor Steel Berkeley (collectively, “Nucor”). Plaintiffs-appellants (“the workers”...

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30 September 2013

Impact and Echoes of the Wal-Mart Discrimination Case [USA]

Author: Nina Martin, ProPublica.org

When the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 5-4 decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes in June 2011, no one needed a Richter scale to know it was a Big One. In throwing out a mammoth lawsuit by women employees who claimed that they'd been systematically underpaid...

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31 January 2013

The Definitive Guide to Conflict Minerals Compliance for Manufacturers

Author: MetalMiner

MetalMiner presents the most comprehensive guide to conflict minerals compliance for US manufacturing companies to-date, featuring in-depth analysis, an overview of supporting technologies and an A-Z guide of exact metal forms affected by the SEC...

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29 January 2013

MetalMiner publishes "Guide to Conflict Minerals Compliance for Manufacturers"

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