Firestone and Violations of Core Labor Rights in Liberia, July 2009

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International Labor Rights Forum
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This report highlights how Firestone’s multiple violations of ILO core labor rights have taken place simultaneously at the Liberia plantation. The issues of fair representation, eliminating child labor, and discrimination are inter-connected. These concerns must be addressed as a whole so as to avoid exploitation manifesting in different forms.