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Manuscripts from 2011

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Memorandum from the WRC to International Buyers Concerning the June Textile Dispute, Bent Gehrt and Ben Hensler

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Mission Report: Investigation of Third Party Complaint Regarding Gildan-Dortex, Adrian Goldin

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20,000 to Hershey: Stop Sponsoring Child Labor by Halloween, International Labor Rights Forum

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2010 ILRF Annual Report, International Labor Rights Forum

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As Profits Soar, Chocolate Industry Fails to Deliver on Promises to End Forced and Child Labor on Cocoa Farms, International Labor Rights Forum

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Civil Society Open Letter To Secretary Clinton on Human Rights and Labor Rights in Uzbekistan, International Labor Rights Forum

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Comments on EO 13126, International Labor Rights Forum

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Consumers Use Smart Phone Codes in Supermarkets to Campaign Against Child Labor in Hershey Bars, International Labor Rights Forum

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Costumed Activists to Give Hershey More Than 100,000 Signatures Demanding a Commitment to Child Labor-Free Cocoa by Halloween, International Labor Rights Forum

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Envoy Group's Case against BCWS, International Labor Rights Forum

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Flyer about State-Sponsored Forced Labor in Vietnam, International Labor Rights Forum

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Free2Work iPhone App Helps Shoppers Avoid Gifts Made by Forced Child Labor, International Labor Rights Forum

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Free2Work Launches Barcode Scanning App 2.0, Increasing Consumer Power, International Labor Rights Forum

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Hershey, trailing Behind Competitors, Gets “F” for Failing to Remove Child Labor from Chocolate, International Labor Rights Forum

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Human, Labor Rights groups Welcome Cancellation of Gulnara Karimova’s NY Fashion Week Appearance, International Labor Rights Forum

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ILRF to Participate in Just Jobs Network First Annual Meeting Egypt, International Labor Rights Forum

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Labor and Consumer Groups Call on US Government to Improve Procurement Tool in the Fight Against Child Labor Globally, International Labor Rights Forum

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Labor Rights Advocates Congratulate Bridgestone/Firestone Workers in Liberia on Award from U.S. Dept of Labor, International Labor Rights Forum

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Letter To Secretary Clinton Regarding Uzbekistan in the 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report, International Labor Rights Forum

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Luna Lovegood Actress Joins Fans and Labor Rights Advocates in Calling on Warner Bros. to Make all Harry Potter Chocolate Fair Trade, International Labor Rights Forum

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Major Rally in Times Square Calls on Hershey Company to Stop Using Child Labor Chocolate, International Labor Rights Forum

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Mars and Fairtrade International Announce Collaboration, International Labor Rights Forum

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Nassa Group's Case against BCWS, International Labor Rights Forum

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Open Letter from ILRF’s Newly Appointed Executive Director, International Labor Rights Forum

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Other Cases against BCWS, International Labor Rights Forum

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Press Release: 75,000 Shoppers To JC Penney: Don’t Break Promises To Families of Workers Burned Alive in Factory Fire, International Labor Rights Forum

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Prominent Labor Rights Organization Welcomes Judy Gearhart as New Director, International Labor Rights Forum

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Raise the Bar, Hershey! Flyer, International Labor Rights Forum

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State Dept. Trafficking Report Fails to Hold Uzbekistan to Account for Forced Child Labor, International Labor Rights Forum

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Statement on Congressional Letters in Defense of Labor Rights Leaders in Bangladesh, International Labor Rights Forum

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Still Time to Raise the Bar: The Real Corporate Social Responsibility Report for the Hershey Company, International Labor Rights Forum

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US: Take Tough Stance With Uzbekistan, International Labor Rights Forum

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Valentine for Hershey from the "Raise the Bar, Hershey!" Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum

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Working for Scrooge: This Year’s Worst Companies to Work if You Want the Right to Join a Union, International Labor Rights Forum

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Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2011 for Freedom of Association, International Labor Rights Forum

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Easter Letter to Hershey from the "Raise the Bar, Hershey!" Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Global Exchange, and Green America

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Passover Materials for the "Raise the Bar, Hershey!" Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Global Exchange, and Green America

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2010-2011 Annual Report, International Labor Rights Forum and Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium

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Global wage trends and wage policy developments in selected countries - Wage policies, productivity growth and employment, International Labour Office

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Report of the Director-General, First Supplementary Report: Global Action Plan to promote implementation of the HIV and AIDS Recommendation, 2010 (No. 200), International Labour Office

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Safety in the Supply Chain in Relation to Packing of Containers, International Labour Office

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Sectoral Activities Programme: Proposals for 2012–13, International Labour Office

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The Director-General’s Programme and Budget Proposals for 2012-13, International Labour Office

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Evaluation of the Microbiological Quality of Water for Consumption at the Ocean Sky Garment Manufacturing Facilities, Laboratory for Agricultural Chemistry Services, UCA

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Workers at PT Kizone Still Owed $1.8 Million; No Action from adidas and Dallas Cowboys, Scott Nova

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Workers Owed $2.3 Million by Supplier to Nike, Adidas, Dallas Cowboys, Scott Nova

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WRC Update - PT Kizone (2), Scott Nova

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WRC Update: PT Kizone (Indonesia), Scott Nova

Ocean Sky Remediation Plan, Ocean Sky

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Enhancing Social Protection in the Apparel and Footwear Industry, Omar Salazar and Giovanni Beluche V.

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Measuring progress towards the application of freedom of association and collective bargaining rights: A tabular presentation of the findings of the ILO supervisory system, Dora Sari and David Kucera

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Final Report: Third Party Complaint Regarding Choishin, Guatemala, Sindicato de Trabajadores de Industria Textil Choishin and Fair Labor Associaiton

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Sweatfree Purchasing Guide, Version 1, Sweatfree Communities and International Labor Rights Forum

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Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium Annual Membership Meeting, Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium and International Labor Rights Forum

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Compliance is Not Enough: Best Practices in Responding to the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act, Verite

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A Guide to Corrective Action & Systems Improvement Planning, Verité

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A Guide to Public Policy Advocacy, Verité

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A List of Multi-Stakeholder and Multi-Brand Initiatives, Verité

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Case Studies in Multi-Stakeholder and Multi-Brand Engagement, Verité

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Compliance is Not Enough: Best Practices in Responding to The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act, Verité

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Conducting a Review of Documentation, Verité

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Conducting Interviews with Labor Brokers, Verité

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Conducting Interviews with Manager, Verité

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Conducting Interviews with Migrant Workers, Verité

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Developing a Strategy for Corrective Action and Systems Improvement Planning, Verité

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Establishing Criteria for Screening & Evaluating Labor Broker Candidates, Verité

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Examples of Good Practice in Engagement, Verité

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Farm Level Assessment of Adherence to PMI GAP Standards in Kazakhstan To Philip Morris International, Inc., Verité

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Guidance for Social Auditing of Forced Labor and Human Trafficking, Verité

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Integrating Indicators of Forced Labor and Human Trafficking, Verité

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Katie Ford, Advocate to End Human Trafficking and Slavery, Joins Verité Board, Verité

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Labor Brokers, Hiring & Human Trafficking: Risks to Suppliers, Verité

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Making the Case for Joint Action in Public Policy Advocacy, Verité

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Multi-Stakeholder and Multi-Brand Engagement, Verité

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Sample Benchmarks of Good Practice in Recruitment and Hiring, Verité

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Sample Code of Conduct Provisions, Verité

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Sample Strategies for Managing Risk in Recruitment, Selection & Hiring, Verité

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SUPPLIERS: A Guide to Corrective Action & Systems Improvement Planning, Verité

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SUPPLIERS: An Introduction to Grievance Mechanisms, Verité

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SUPPLIERS: Conducting a Review of Documentation, Verité

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SUPPLIERS: Conducting Interviews with Labor Brokers, Verité

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SUPPLIERS: Conducting Interviews with Migrant Workers, Verité

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SUPPLIERS: Developing a Strategy for Corrective Action and Systems Improvement Planning, Verité

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SUPPLIERS: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Grievance Mechanisms, Verité

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SUPPLIERS: Good Practice in the On-Site Management of Migrant Workers, Verité

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SUPPLIERS: Identifying Company Risk & Vulnerability, Verité

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SUPPLIERS: Monitoring the Performance of Labor Brokers: Introduction & Key Issues of Concern, Verité

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SUPPLIERS: Sample Benchmarks of Good Practice in Recruitment and Hiring, Verité

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SUPPLIERS: Sample Code of Conduct Provisions, Verité

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Understanding the Role of Labor Brokers in Human Trafficking and Forced Labor, Verité

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Verité Help Wanted: Worker Profiles, Verité

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Verité’s Year-End Report to the Offices of Senator Harkin and Representative Engel, Verité

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VISION: April 2011, Verité

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Vision: December 2011, Verité

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Vision: December 2011, Verité

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VISION: July 2011, Verité

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VISION; June 2011, Verité

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VISION: March 2011, Verité

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VISION: May 2011, Verité

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VISION: October 2011, Verité