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The Subhuman Conditions That Slaves And Child Laborers Face In India Are Worse Than You Imagined
Business  (tags: abuse, India, Child Labor, Harvard Study Child Laborers, India Carpets Forced Laborers )

- 1505 days ago -
During the largest firsthand investigation into slavery and child labor, a group of Harvard researchers documented more than 3,000 cases of forced labor in India's handmade carpet sector.
ACTION NEEDED Tell Bank of America, No Forest Destruction for Coal
Business  (tags: Child Labor, climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife, world, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, greenhousegases, globalwarming, children, abuse, c )

- 1654 days ago -
Bank of America is turning a profit from one of the most abusive companies in the world: Coal India Limited. The company -- the biggest coal miner in the world -- has forcibly displaced forest communities, destroyed critical tiger habitat
7 Photos (By Lewis Hine) That Changed Child-Labor Laws in America Forever
Business  (tags: americans, child labor, Lewis Hine )

- 1802 days ago -
More than a record of existing conditions, Hine's photos were a "powerful weapon in the crusade against child labor," one that eventually led President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to sign the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938, which set set minimum-wage...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Hershey to Go Fair Trade!
Business  (tags: corporate, politics, news, CHILD LABOR, child labor, energy, business, economy, SustainableDevelopment, ethics, dishonesty, labor )

- 2215 days ago -
Ten years after making a commitment to put an end to child labor on cocoa farms, the Hershey Company continues to source cocoa that is tainted by the worst forms of child labor.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Hershey's Trust: Stop Exploiting Children to Grow Cocoa Beans
Business  (tags: exploitaiton, child labor, human traffiicking, Hershey's, world, politics, society, corruption, corporate, dishonesty, money, news, labor, ethics, business, abuse )

- 2232 days ago -
While many chocolate companies have committed to guaranteeing that their suppliers do not use child slave labor, Hershey's refuses to release information about its supply chain or purchase cocoa only from ethical suppliers except in two product lines, Bli
Raise the Bar, Hershey! ACTION
Business  (tags: human rights, child labor, Hershey's, world, West Africa )

- 2278 days ago -
A link to Alicia's petition which is still active with the International Labor Rights Forum. Tell Hershey to Raise the Bar for responsible cocoa sourcing and begin using Fair Trade Certified cocoa!
Child Labor Rule Released By White House After 9 Month Delay
Business  (tags: government, labor, politics, society, news, child labor, proposed rules, usa, ethics )

- 2400 days ago -
After much delay, the White House has finally released a proposed rule that would update child labor regulations in agricultural wor
Tell Hersehey To Raise The Bar: CALL TODAY!
Business  (tags: Hershey, child labor, corruption, corporate )

- 2475 days ago -
Youth are joining human rights, fair trade, labor, and faith based organizations in a rally in front of the Hershey store in New York City telling this iconic candy company to "raise the bar" for cocoa growing communities and to start sourcing Fair Trade
CHILD LABOR IN UZBEKISTAN: Are German Firms Profiting From Modern Slavery?
Business  (tags: corruption, business, world, child labor, government, abuse, economy, ethics, politics, society )

- 2698 days ago -
Every autumn, children in Uzbekistan are forced to work in the cotton harvest, for little pay. German companies are among those profiting from this violation of human rights.
BAD BUSINESS! Hershey Chocolate Linked to Child Labour
Business  (tags: labor, abuse, CHILD LABOR, exploitation, Child Labor, supply chain, Hershey, ethics, dishonesty, humans, world, news, society, corporate, cover-up, corruption, business )

- 2733 days ago -
Hershey, one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in the U.S., is lagging behind other companies in taking steps to ensure decent working conditions in its supply chain, charges a new report.
Apple Admits Using Child Labour in China
Business  (tags: apple, corporate, Child Labor, china, technology )

- 2941 days ago -
At least eleven 15-year-old children were discovered to be working last year in three factories which supply Apple. The company did not name the offending factories, or say where they were based, but the majority of its goods are assembled in China.
The Hidden Face of Primark Fashion
Business  (tags: india, human rights, child labor, primark )

- 3556 days ago -
The huge fashion store Primark sacked three of its suppliers last week after an investigation uncovered the brutal reality children as young as 11 labouring in Indian refugee camps to produce some of its cheapest high street garments.
International Giant Cargill: Corporate Threat to Food & Farming Revealed in Devastating Report
Business  (tags: Cargill, corporate behemoth, global agricultural system, trade, grains, beef, poultry industries, damning report, FoodAndWaterWatch, environmental, Amazon, deforestation, consumers, child labor, hazardous conditions, dangerous pesticides )

- 3587 days ago -
Report shows Cargill's vast influence on global agricultural trade threatens health of consumers, family farmers, environment...even entire economies & govts. From toxic waste spills to Amazon deforestation, eco-crimes galore & treats workers no better...
Gap Cancels Order After Child Labor Report
Business  (tags: Gap, India, child labor, blouses, cancel )

- 3791 days ago -
Gap Inc., the biggest U.S. clothing retailer, cancelled an order for girls' blouses Sunday after a newspaper reported that a subcontractor in India was using child labor to make clothes...

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