Tags » Labor Violations

The Power and Responsibilities of Consumers

In 1995, Gap, Inc. was criticized by the media and moral rights groups for its alleged unethical sourcing practices.    They were accused of contracting suppliers involved in human labor violations like child labor, bad working conditions and paying subsistence-level wages.     1,187 more words

Nail Salons Cited

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut labor officials have shut nearly two dozen nail salons, recovered more than $47,000 in wages allegedly owed to employees and penalized businesses $100,000 for alleged pay and records violations. 113 more words

News

Proposed Labor Violation Reporting Rules Target Government Contractors

Proposal makes agency allegations of employment law violations reportable events that could result in denial of federal contracts or termination of existing contracts.

Executive Order 13673 (the Order), signed by… 1,569 more words

Labor & Employment

How New York plans to force nail salons to pay their workers

Those cheap manicures in New York City are more costly than you think.

A New York Times exposé published last week revealed that manicurists in New York City are often subjected to wage theft and heath hazards as they toil over customers’ hands and feet. 663 more words

Leadership

NYU Student Claim Labor Violations Plague Abu Dhabi Outpost Project

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Several NYU students have accused the university’s board of trustees of turning a blind eye to abusive labor practices at its outpost in the United Arab Emirates. 160 more words

News