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Cimatextiles Factory in Guatemala

Publication date: 
Sunday, June 15, 2008
Report type: 
Third Party Complaint
On June 15, 2008, FLA released a report on a Third Party Complaint (3PC) filed by unions SITRACIMA and SITRACHOI alleging that local factory management at Cimatextiles in Guatemala threatened to close the facility in violation of workers’ freedom of association rights.

Our university tour – Day 3 (Penn State)

Friday, May 4, 2007

Our final stop was Penn State University, located deep in the heart of Pennsylvania, in the lovely town of State College. After a harrowing plane ride in, our very busy and productive day began with a student meeting, where questions were raised on two of the more challenging current labor rights cases, the <a href="BJ&B and Hermosa cases. In response, I offered some background and context for both of these cases to help students better understand what transpired at these factories.

Discussing CSR in the Alps

Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is taking many different forms these days. (You can look here for a quick discussion.) Electronics industry firms, and Information and Communications Technology firms in particular, founded the EICC (Electronic Industry Code of Conduct) and recently invited NGOs from US and Europe to a Stakeholder Engagement Meeting in Geneva, together with Global e-Sustainability Initiative.

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