Human Rights/Labor Rights
Qatar Airways relaxes controversial pregnancy and marriage rules   
August 27, 2015
- Daily Telegraph - The restrictions, which had been condemned by UN agency the î??International Labour Organizationî?? (ILO), had been phased out "over the past six months", a spokeswoman for the company told AFP. "Our...
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Qatar Airways eases disputed cabin crew pregnancy rules   
August 27, 2015
- freemalaysiatoday.com - The restrictions, which had been condemned by UN agency the î??International Labour Organizationî?? (ILO), had been phased out â??over the past six monthsâ??, a spokeswoman for the...
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Soylent Responds to Planned Heavy Metals Lawsuit   
August 26, 2015
- Bev Net - Earlier this month an environmental watchdog group called î??As You Sowî?? announced plans to take legal action against Soylent alleging the company has failed to warn consumers of Soylentâ??s lead and...
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Apple's Foxconn factory conditions improving but employees still working more hours than China's legal limit: labor group   
August 26, 2015
- New York Daily News - The î??Fair Labor Associationî?? said Thursday that Apple's largest supplier, Foxconn, has made all recommended improvements to î??working conditionsî?? that were due by the end of...
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Thai tuna industry still views TIP downgrade as challenge to members   
August 25, 2015
- undercurrentnews - TTIA has been collaborating with government, the î??International Labour Organizationî?? (ILO) and other responsible NGOs on matters of ethical standards, it added. "To be accepted as a member of...
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Dems ignoring the evil of Planned Parenthood   
August 25, 2015
- Bozeman Daily Chronicle - Call it karma. Call it, â??î??as you sowî??, so shall you reap.â?? A price will be paid by those who look the other way from the face of evil. But not only Democrats. All of us....
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Environmental Activists Claim Techie Fave 'Soylent' Might Give You Brain Damage   
August 25, 2015
- SFist - (And as of October, it's less farty!) However, a lawsuit filed this week against the company by environmental activist group î??As You Sowî?? says that the goo is in "violation of Californiaâ??s Safe...
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Whore Next Door: Amnesty Does Good   
August 25, 2015
- San Francisco Weekly - The Global Alliance Against Trafficking in Women, Anti-Slavery International, and the î??International Labour Organizationî?? agree that decriminalization has a positive role to play in ending...
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Thinking big: Helping people help themselves   
August 25, 2015
- The Express Tribune - Kumar is one of 26 participants who attended a 10-day training programme on â??Know About Businessâ?? (KAB), organised by the î??International Labour Organizationî?? (ILO) at the...
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Do working moms have to work in tech to Lean In'   
August 25, 2015
- FORTUNE - The other 89% have unpaid leave or no leave at all. According to the UNâ??s î??International Labour Organizationî??, of the 185 countries with available data, only two provide no cash benefits in their...
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