Human Rights/Labor Rights
Patek Philippe Commands the Future   
January 12, 2020 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: New York Times - GENEVA — Thierry Stern looked pleased when, in an interview in early December, he said 2019 would be a record year for Patek Philippe. “I’m not running after records every year, though,” Mr. Stern, the...
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Alfredo Ortiz: Iran conflict and its aftermath -- What a difference energy independence makes   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Fox Business - One U.S. attribute that distinguishes the current Middle East conflict from past ones is the country's energy independence. Last September, U.S. petroleum product exports exceeded imports for the first time in recorded history....
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Boeing travails begin to ripple, 2,800 jobs lost in Kansas   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: ABC - WICHITA, Kan. -- Problems for Boeing and its troubled 737 Max aircraft, which appear to be growing deeper, have begun to ripple outward, with a major supplier announcing Friday that it will lay off more than 20% of its workforce...
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Striking Cambodian casino workers return to work in NagaWorld deal   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Reuters - PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Thousands of striking Cambodian workers of a Hong Kong-listed casino company returned to their jobs on Saturday after winning wage increases and the reinstatement of a suspended union leader in a rare labor...
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Electric vehicle charging station program offered to Potomac Edison customers in Carroll County   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: The Baltimore Sun - Some areas of Carroll County are now being offered some assistance with expanding their infrastructure for electric vehicles. Potomac Edison, a utility serving parts of western Carroll, recently launched a program called EV...
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Eli Lilly Reports Deal To Buy Dermira For $1.1B   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! - Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) announced Friday it will acquire Dermira, Inc. (NASDAQ: DERM) for $18.75 per share, around $1.1 billion, in an all-cash transaction. Dermira is a biopharmaceutical company developing new therapies for...
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Beyond the macho pilot trash talk, 737 MAX documents reveal how intensely Boeing focused on cost   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Seattle Times - The damaging internal documents related to the 737 MAX jet that Boeing released Thursday are full of late-night trash talk between two macho company pilots who mocked federal regulators, airline officials, suppliers and their own...
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Owners of Orlando gold coin company get prison time for defrauding customers out of $9 million   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Orlando Sentinel - The brothers behind an Orlando gold coin Ponzi scheme were sentenced to prison Friday for their hand in defrauding more than 150 people out of more than $9.3 million. Salvatore and Joseph Esposito, the owners of U.S. Coin...
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Allied Esports and Simon Announce Mall of Georgia as Location for First Joint Esports Venue   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! - Allied Esports, a global esports entertainment company, and Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, today announced that Mall of Georgia in Buford, Ga., will be the location...
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Natural Gas Bulls Back In Play As The Weather Is To Turn Increasingly Wintrier And Colder   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Seeking Alpha - Bearish storage report largely ignored as the market finishes higher with cold weather potential the focus. Natural gas Canadian imports help total supply increase slightly week/week; Total natural gas demand increases week/week...
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