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Human Rights is an ideology, belief, and movement that supports the notion that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and thus have inalienable rights including the right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law.


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Adele Simmons elected chair of Fair Labor Association (FLA) board

Published: Mar 31, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - WASHINGTON, DC - Adele Simmons, former President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and before that President of Hampshire College, has been elected chair of the board of directors of the Fair Labor Association (FLA), effective...

Bush Administration, ACLU, Organized Labor, Media and European Entities Join Together To Protect First Amendment in Supreme Court Case Involving Nike, Inc.

Published: Mar 04, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

New York Times, Co., CNN, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Also Among More than 60 Parties Supporting Businesses' Right to Speak on Public Issues

SMART, Fleet Bank Reach Historic Agreement to Accommodate Sikh Religious Practices, Provide Improved Services to Sikh American Community

Published: Jan 30, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

Sikh businessman, Fleet reach out-of-court settlement over discrimination charge

Kraft Foods’ Support of Peruvian Coffee Growers Recognized

Published: Dec 10, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

Dec. 10 /CSRwire/ - NORTHFIELD, IL – Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT), a global leader in branded foods and beverages, announced today that Rolf Sauerbier, Director Coffee Sustainability Projects, Kraft Foods International, has been honored by the Republic of Peru for his work in...

ILO Global Report on Child Labour

Published: May 06, 2002 – 12:00 AM EST

May 06 /CSRwire/ - GENEVA - Ten years after launching a worldwide campaign against child labour, the International Labour Office (ILO) today issued a landmark global study showing that despite "significant progress" in efforts to abolish child labour, an alarming number of children...

UPS Joins President Bush and Others for Meeting on Welfare Reform

Published: Apr 18, 2002 – 12:00 AM EST

UPS Sets Bar with 52,000+ Employees Hired Off Public Assistance, Encourages Other Companies to Support Welfare-to-Work Efforts

Conoco: Education and Innovation Equal Global Economic Opportunities and Competitive Advantage

Published: Mar 21, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

Mar. 21 /CSRwire/ - Development of human and intellectual resources will determine success in today’s global economy, said Tom Knudson, Conoco’s senior vice president of human resources, information technology and corporate communications, at last week’s AMIDEAST policymaker’s summit in Marrakech, Morocco. "Without respect...

Over 100 Facilities Certified to SA8000 Humane Workplace Standard

Published: Mar 14, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

Independent Audits Confirm Ethical Labor Conditions for More Than 70,000 Workers

IUF, COLSIBA and Chiquita Sign Historic Agreement on Trade Union Rights for Banana Workers

Published: Jun 14, 2001 – 12:00 AM EST

Jun. 14 /CSRwire/ - The IUF, COLSIBA and CHIQUITA announced today the signing of an historic agreement on "Freedom of Association, Minimum Labour Standards and Employment in Latin American Banana Operations." Ron Oswald, General Secretary of the IUF; German Zepeda, coordinator of the...

Suncor Oil Sands Achieves Goal for Aboriginal Business Development

Published: May 23, 2001 – 12:00 AM EST

Suncor Energy announced today it has nearly doubled its annual target for aboriginal business development at its Oil Sands operation at Fort McMurray, and is close to achieving its target for aboriginal employment in its Oil Sands workforce.

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