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Latest National Labor Committee in Support of Human and Worker Rights Stories

2011-03-03 08:10:00

NEW YORK and PITTSBURGH, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Institute for Global Labour & Human Rights (formerly National Labor Committee) is releasing a new in-depth report "Dirty Parts/Where Lost Fingers Come Cheap: Ford in China." which documents worker rights violations--including workers maimed when factory management turned off critical safety equipment--at the Yuwei Plastics and Hardware Products company in Dongguan, China.

2010-06-29 09:26:00

Producing for Whirlpool, GE, HP, IBM PITTSBURGH, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Labor Committee is releasing a 30-page report documenting the illegal and harsh sweatshop conditions at the Jabil Circuit factory in Guangzhou, China, where over 6,000 workers--many of them illegal temporary workers--produce hi-tech products for HP, IBM, Intel, Cisco and Jabil--all of whom are Board members of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition.

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2010-04-19 06:40:00

Workers in Chinese sweatshops making products for Microsoft and other companies are being mistreated, according to an investigation by a human rights organization.

2010-04-13 08:05:00

Producing computer mice & webcams for Microsoft, HP and other companies New Report, Unprecedented photos Available [ http://www.nlcnet.org/reports?id=0034 ] NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Labor Committee is releasing an in-depth report, "China's Youth Meet Microsoft: KYE factory in China produces for Microsoft and other U.S.

2010-02-04 06:05:00

Forced overtime, cheated of wages, constant harassment, trapped in abject poverty in a Salvadoran Sweatshop PITTSBURGH, Feb.

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2009-11-17 14:50:00

Many components of some of the world’s most widely used gadgets may come from what is being referred to as silicon sweatshops, according to a recent investigation.

2009-11-03 06:53:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Punishing workers for taking sick leave puts Wal-Mart on track to be a major spreader of Swine Flu this fall, according to a new report by the National Labor Committee.

2009-09-22 07:00:00

Many are 10-14 Year-Old Children Who Suffer Serious Injuries Every Day UPDATE: http://tinyurl.com/shipbreakingupdate Full Report: http://www.nlcnet.org/article.php?id=672 PITTSBURGH, Sept.


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