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Manuscripts from 2012

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The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the Human Rights of Workers to Form or Join Trade Unions and to Bargain Collective, CCC, ITUC, industriAll, and UNI Global Union

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An Investigation of Eight Samsung Factories in China: Is Samsung Infringing Upon Apple’s Patent to Bully Workers?, China Labor Watch

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Beyond Foxconn: Deplorable Working Conditions Characterize Apple’s Entire Supply Chain, China Labor Watch

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Deterioration of Mattel’s Labor Conditions: An Investigation of Four Factories – November 29, 2012, China Labor Watch

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Mattel Supplier Factory Investigation: Excessive work hours, low pay, toxic exposures and strict work environments, China Labor Watch

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Samsung Factory Exploiting Child Labor Investigative Report on HEG Electronics (Huizhou) Co., China Labor Watch

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Update: 3000 to 4000 workers strike at Foxconn’s China Factory, China Labor Watch

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Update: 3000 to 4000 workers strike at Foxconn’s China Factory, China Labor Watch

Deadly Denim: Sandblasting in the Bangladesh Garment Industry, Clean Clothes Campaign

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Deadly Denim: Sandblasting in the Bangladesh Garment Industry - Summary, Clean Clothes Campaign

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False Promises: Migrant Workers in the Global Garment Industry, Clean Clothes Campaign

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Apple Joins Fair Labor Association, Fair Labor Association

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Ethical Fashion Africa Project Update, Fair Labor Association

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Foxconn Internship Program Plan Appendix 1, Fair Labor Association

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Foxconn Internship Program Plan Appendix 1- Chinese, Fair Labor Association

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Foxconn Verification Status Report, Fair Labor Association

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Foxconn Verification Status Report – Chinese, Fair Labor Association

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Gear For Sports, Inc. (GFSI) – Tracking Report – India Factory Code: 030032629GV; Original 2007 – Follow ups thru 2012, Fair Labor Association

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Gestion durable de la chaine d’approvisionnement de Nestle en cacao en Cote d’Ivoire June 29, 2012, Fair Labor Association

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Independent Assessments & Remediation at PT. Glostar Indonesia, Fair Labor Association

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Nestle Action Plan on the Responsible Sourcing of Cocoa from Cote d’Ivoire June 29, 2012, Fair Labor Association

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Ozak Tekstil, Turkey - Freedom of Association Investigation Report March 16, 2012, Fair Labor Association

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Plan d’action de Nestle sur l’approvisionnement responsible en cacao en Cote d’Ivoire June 29, 2012, Fair Labor Association

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Report on Labour & Environmental Training Workshop in Kunshan 2010-04, Fair Labor Association

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Sustainable Management of Nestle’s Cocoa Supply Chain in the Ivory Coast – Focus on Labor Standards, Fair Labor Association

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Taking Care of Business: Childcare in Bangalore’s Apparel Industry, Fair Labor Association

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Taking Care of Business: Childcare in Bangalore’s Apparel Industry – Appendix B: List of Members of the Working Group on Childcare, Fair Labor Association and Anabel Ferus-Comelo

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Taking Care of Business: Childcare in Bangalore’s Apparel Industry – Appendix C: List of Members of the Working Group on Childcare, Fair Labor Association and Anibal Ferus-Comelo

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Taking Care of Business: Childcare in Bangalore’s Apparel Industry – Appendix A: List of Members of the Working Group on Childcare, Fair Labor Association and Anibel Ferus-Comelo

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Taking Care of Business: Childcare in Bangalore’s Apparel Industry – Appendix D: List of Members of the Working Group on Childcare, Fair Labor Association and Anibel Ferus-Comelo

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Understanding the Characteristics of the Sumangali Scheme in Tamil Nadu Textile & Garment Industry and Supply Chain Linkages, Fair Labor Association and Solidaridad South & South-East Asia

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A Chronology of the Investigation of the Murder of Labor Activist Aminul Islam, ILRF

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Letter to US Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis Re. Bangladesh Fire Safety, ILRF

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Statement Regarding Gap’s Refusal to Agree to a Fire Safety Program in Bangladesh, ILRF

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Labor Rights Groups Urge US and European Governments to Press Apparel Brands and Retailers to Sign onto Bangladesh Fire Building Safety Agreement, ILRF, CCC, and WRC

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Factory Certification Body Fails to Assist Victims of Karachi Factory Fire, ILRF, CCC, WRC, MSN, and NTUF

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Hershey’s to be Called-Out for Alleged Use of Forced Child Labor in Ad at Super Bowl, International Labor Rights Forum

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Hershey Will Offer Certified Chocolate Following Consumer-Driven Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum

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“More Unionists Were Killed”: Alliance of Progressive Labor Testifies in Washington Hearing, International Labor Rights Forum

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Bread and Roses: Garment and Textile Worker Organizing, Then and Now, International Labor Rights Forum and Sweatfree Communities

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ESTABILIDAD Y SEGURIDAD DEL EMPLEO Y EL TRABAJO DECENTE, Jorge Perez-Lopez

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Establilidad y Seguridad del Empleo y el Trabajo Decente, Jorge F. Perez-Lopez

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Stability and Security in Employment and Decent Work, Jorge F. Perez-Lopez

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For Workers’ Benefits: Solving Overtime Problems in Chinese Factories, Verite

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Investigacion Sobre Indicadores de Trabajo Forzoso en el Sector de Azucar de la Republica Dominicana, Verite

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Lessons Learned During Research on Indicators of Forced Labor in the Production of Goods, Verite

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Research Indicators of Forced Labor in the Indonesian Fishing Sector: Platform (Jermal) Fishing, Small-Boat Anchovy Fishing, and Blast Fishing, Verite

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Research on Indicators of Forced Labor in the Bangladesh Shrimp Sector, Verite

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Research on Indicators of Forced Labor in the Bolivia Brazil-nut, Cattle, Corn, and Peanut Sectors, Verite

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Research on Indicators of Forced Labor in the Dominican Republic Sugar Sector, Verite

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Research on Indicators of Forced Labor in the Guatamala Coffee Secto, Verite

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Research On Indicators of Forced Labor in the Supply Chain of Tuna in the Philippines, Verite

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Rubber Production In Liberia: An Exploratory Assessment of Living and Working Conditions, with Special Attention to Forced Labor, Verite

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The Electronics Sector in Malaysia: A Case Study in Migrant Workers’ Risk of Forced Labor, Verite

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Urge the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil to Adopt Proposed Criteria on Labor, Human Rights and Ethics, Verite

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Vision: February 2012 Newsletter, Verité

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Vulnerability to Broker-Related Forced Labor Among Migrant Workers in Information Technology Manufacturing in Taiwan and Malaysia, Verité

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Worker Rights Consortium assessment PT Kizone (Indonesia): Findings, Recommendations and Status, Worker Rights Consortium

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WRC update: Workers Reinstated at Genesis, S.A. Haiti, Worker Rights Forum

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Case Summary: Star S.A. (Honduras) October 1, 2012, WRC

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Investigacion del Consorcio de Derechos del Trabajador Sobre C.J.'s Seafood/Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Breaux Bridge, Louisiana) Hallazgos y Recomendaciones, WRC

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Worker Rights Consortium Assessment – C.J.’S Seafood/Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Breaux Bridge, LA) Findings and Recommendations, WRC

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Worker Rights Consortium Assessment – Pinehurst Manufacturing (Honduras) Findings, Recommendations, and Status, WRC

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Worker Rights Consortium Assessment – Star, S.A. (Honduras) Findings, Recommendations, and Status, WRC

Manuscripts from 2011

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Presentation of the New York City Pension Funds’ Proposal Wal-Mart Stores 2011 Annual Meeting June 3, 2011, Kalpona Akter

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BYD Company Limited Investigative Report, China Labor Watch

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Complaint against Intertek, China Labor Watch

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Dell, HP, and NEC Supplier Factory Case Study: MSI Computer (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., China Labor Watch

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Investigation of Two Clothing and Apparel Factories in China: Excessive Overtime, Student Workers, and Exploitative Wage Systems, China Labor Watch

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Survey of Chinese Workers’ Working Conditions in 2010, China Labor Watch

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The Failure of Target's Audit System in its Chinese Supplier Factories, China Labor Watch

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The Unfair Dismissal of Tandy Electronics Co. Ltd Workers, China Labor Watch

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Tragedies of Globalization: The Truth Behind Electronics Sweatshops, China Labor Watch

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Fashion Victims- A Report on Sandblasted Denim, Clean Clothes Campaign

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Press release: Lèse majésté as pretext to silence critical voices, Clean Clothes Campaign

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Executive Summary and Independent Investigation: Ocean Sky Apparel, COVERCO

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2011 Annual Report - Fair Labor Association, Fair Labor Association

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47 Brand; SanMar; Top of the World Tracking Report – Bangladesh Factory Code: 380205191J; September 10 – 11, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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Adidas Group - Tracking Chart - Mexico Factory Code: 36025017DV; July 18 – 19, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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Adidas Group - Tracking Report - Indonesia Factory Code: 010233362EV; October 20-21, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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Adidas Group - Tracking Report - Indonesia Factory Code: 010233362EV; October 20-21, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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Adidas Group - Tracking Report - Mexico Factory Code: 36025017DV; July 18 – 19, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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Ash City - Tracking Report - Bangladesh Factory Code: 1170005446J December 17, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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ChicoBag Tracking Report – China Factory Code: 930015194HV – September 14, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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Commenorative Brands – Tracking Report – Mexico Factory Code: 2100501274J – July 4 – 5, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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Creative Converting – Tracking Report – USA Factory Code: 12800821343J; December 14, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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Deluxe Corp – Tracking Report – USA Factory Code: 570082550J; September 12, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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EB Brands – Tracking Report – China Factory Code: 12100151306J; October 19- 20, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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Enhancing Social Protection in the Apparel & Footwear Industry - English March 17, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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Final Report Regarding the Ocean Sky Apparel Factory in El Salvador, Fair Labor Association

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FLA- Greenovate Joint Training 2011-03, Fair Labor Association

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FLA- High Rock Grievance Procedure Consultation 2011, Fair Labor Association

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FLA Hiring and Grievance Procedure Training in Guangzhou, China 2011-08, Fair Labor Association

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FLA Hours of Work Training in India 2011-06, Fair Labor Association

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FLA Hours of Work Training in Vietnam 2011-03, Fair Labor Association

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FLA- INFACT Training Series in Kunshan Shanghai 2011-05: Hours of Work Training, Fair Labor Association

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FLA- INFACT Training Series in Kunshan Shanghai 2011-05: HRM Training, Fair Labor Association

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FLA Social Sustainability Awareness Training in India 2011-04, Fair Labor Association

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Franklin Sports – Tracking Report – Dominican Republic Factory Code: 12900191362J; October 26 – 27, 2011, Fair Labor Association

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G – III Apparel Group – Tracking Report – China Factory Code: 6000151292J: July 28 – 29, 2011, Fair Labor Association