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ReutersBy Amanda Becker NEW YORK, June 14 (Reuters) - When two former interns at the New Yorker and W Magazine sued parent company Conde Nast Publications on Thursday, legal experts said it could be the first in a wave of lawsuits challenging companies who...
Patriotism isn't easy. Just ask L.A.'s garment makers. Three years after combining their names to create Venley, a company that produces T-shirts and other basics in a downtown Los Angeles factory, onetime fraternity brothers Nick Ventura and Kevin...
ReutersPHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Nearly 300 Cambodian garment workers who produce clothing for U.S. sportswear company Nike have been dismissed for taking part in strikes seeking higher pay that turned violent, according to their union and dismissal notices. Low-...
Armed with a temporary restraining order against demonstrators and a $15-billion stock buyback program for investors, Wal-Mart held its annual shareholder meeting Friday. The company is facing renewed scrutiny over its labor practices at home and the...
In its recent editorial extolling the virtues of the Madigan pension bill, the Chicago Tribune editorial board touted the bill’s ability to provide $150 billion toward Illinois' pension debt (“Pass the Illinois House pension bill, not the...
ReutersBy John Chalmers June 6 (Reuters) - The day after Wal-Mart Stores Inc published Simco Group's name on its list of banned Bangladesh suppliers, the garment maker learned it had lost an order from U.S. retailer J.C. Penney Co Inc for 500,000 pairs of...
Reuters* Fund's ethics council investigating mining sector * Focus is on whether slave-like working conditions * Council also eyeing cattle-ranching, illegal fishing By Gwladys Fouche OSLO, May 29 (Reuters) - Norway's $740-billion sovereign wealth fund,...
Overreach in Osceola When he issued an oddly detailed dress code to his employees in February, Osceola County Clerk of Court Armando Ramirez included a personal message that quoted actor Yul Brynner in his role as Pharaoh in "The Ten Commandments"&...
After a series of robberies in recent months, some banks in Longwood have armed themselves with a new crime-fighting weapon they hope will ward off potential crooks: a dress code. Their message is simple: no hats, no hoods, no shades — no problem....
Scheduled meetings this week of the Washington County Commissioners, Washington County Board of Education, and Hagerstown Mayor and Council: WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Hager Hall Conference and Event Center 901 Dual Hwy., Hagerstown Tuesday,...
NEW DELHI — The disaster caused shocking loss of life among young, mostly female garment workers, awoke the conscience of a nation, spotlighted dismal working conditions and spurred loud calls for construction and labor reform. So far, that...
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