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February 15, 1990 | United Press International
In a bid to capture the Far East nylon market, Du Pont Co. said it plans to spend $1 billion over the next 10 years to expand its operations in the region. Company chairman Edgar Woolard said demand for nylon in the Far East is growing at a rate that is twice the world's average. The first part of Du Pont's planned expansion will be a $200-million plant in Singapore.
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February 6, 1999 | From Associated Press
A judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Nike of misrepresenting conditions at Asian factories in order to mislead customers. The lawsuit, filed in April by a consumer advocate, claimed Nike violated California false-advertising laws in its campaign in defense of wages, treatment of workers, and health and safety conditions at overseas plants run by contractors.
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February 6, 1999 | From Associated Press
A judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Nike of misrepresenting conditions at Asian factories in order to mislead customers. The lawsuit, filed in April by a consumer advocate, claimed Nike violated California false-advertising laws in its campaign in defense of wages, treatment of workers, and health and safety conditions at overseas plants run by contractors.
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October 22, 1996 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Responding to publicity and protests, Latin American clothing manufacturers have reduced their use of child labor to make goods for the U.S. market, Labor Secretary Robert Reich said Monday. However, child labor--workers under the age of 15--"continues to be a major problem in south Asia," Reich told a news conference.
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October 22, 1996 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Responding to publicity and protests, Latin American clothing manufacturers have reduced their use of child labor to make goods for the U.S. market, Labor Secretary Robert Reich said Monday. However, child labor--workers under the age of 15--"continues to be a major problem in south Asia," Reich told a news conference.
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February 15, 1990 | United Press International
In a bid to capture the Far East nylon market, Du Pont Co. said it plans to spend $1 billion over the next 10 years to expand its operations in the region. Company chairman Edgar Woolard said demand for nylon in the Far East is growing at a rate that is twice the world's average. The first part of Du Pont's planned expansion will be a $200-million plant in Singapore.
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