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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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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.