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[North Carolina] Farm workers, civil rights groups file federal lawsuit over NC Farm Act

North Carolina farm workers and a coalition of civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit this week challenging a state law that inhibits the ability of farm workers to organize and make collective bargaining agreements with employers.
NC Policy Watch (blog)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:09
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[North Carolina] Suit Seeks to Stop New Union Limits Around Farm Operations

North Carolina's only farmworker union wants to block a state law limiting organized labor's activities in and around vegetable and tobacco fields.
U.S. News & World Report
added Nov 16, 2017 15:04
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[North Carolina] Additional expenses lead to larger quarterly loss for 22nd Century Group

primarily caused by increased production expenses. The loss was $3.32 million, compared with a loss of $2.68 million a year ago. Contributing to the increased loss was $259,000 in equity-based compensation expenses in the quarter. The plant biotechnolog
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 12, 2017 01:41
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Decision on the fifth item on the agenda: ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry in the pursuit of the Organization’s social mandate

The Governing Body called on the Director-General, taking into account all views expressed in the current session, to present to the 332nd S ession of the Governing Body in March 2018 an integrated ILO strategy to address decent work deficits in the tob
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:18
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[UK] UN labor agency shelves decision to end Big Tobacco ties

In an embarrassing retreat... "We sent you the wrong version of the decision taken by the ILO Governing Body on ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry," von Rohland said in an email to reporters. "The ILO has not at this stage made a decision to end c
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 10, 2017 15:20
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British American Tobacco Turns to the OpenText Cloud to Improve Employee Information Management

as part of overhauling its HR processes and records management. Using OpenText, BAT is able to cut costs and improve HR document management efficiency across the company.
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2017 14:56
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ILO Postpones Decision on Partnerships to Eliminate Child Labor in Tobacco

[JTI] commends [ILO] for postponing its decision on the continuation of the ILO's partnerships with the tobacco sector...ARISE (Achieving Reduction in Child Labor in Support of Education), JTI's current Public Private Partnership with the ILO, has proven
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2017 20:41
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[Italy, Vatican City] White Smoke From the Vatican? Not From Cigarettes

Selling discounted tobacco to employees and pensioners, without the increasingly stringent taxes imposed in surrounding Italy, has long been a source of revenue for the tiny Vatican City State. Many people in Rome have bought cigarettes through acquainta
New York Times
added Nov 9, 2017 19:59
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REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC. CERTIFIED AS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK®

(RAI) and its companies have been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] British American Tobacco quits PH business

will close its Philippine operations by the end of December this year amid “difficult environment”... Manila Bulletin Business sources confirmed that BAT Philippines started winding down operations after Japan Tobacco International (JTI) acquired Mighty f
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 7, 2017 05:36
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