DEADLY BUSINESS LINKS
Against Corporate Killers (FACK)
UK based campaign organisation formed by relatives bereaved by
workplace deaths and health and safety campaigners.
Against Corporate Killers (FACK)
Centre for Corporate
A primarily UK based organisation that aims "to increase
the accountability of companies and their senior officers who
cause death, injury and disease." CCA has created web-based
news pages with links to articles in UK national and local newspapers
on subjects including work-related deaths, inquests and manslaughter
prosecutions. The site is updated every two weeks.
for Corporate Accountability
United Support and
Memorial for Workplace Fatalities (USMWF)
USMWF is a US based organisation that supports those dealing with
the repercussion of a workers' death through information provision,
awareness raising and support. It was founded by the relatives
of workers killed in workplace tragedies.
The Weekly Toll is USMWF’s sister site, and provides a regular
news listing of work related deaths and related issues.
The Pump Handle
This US-based blog provides a cutting analysis of health and safety
news in the US, getting to grips with the corporate and governmental
processes that undermine working conditions.
Support and Advocacy Inc.
Australian organisation IDSA "is a non-profit-making voluntary
association whose charter is to provide emotional support and
practical assistance to the familes of those who have lost their
lives as a result of occupational accidents or disease."
IDSA has good links with unions and has been prominent in Australian
campaigns against corporate killing.
Hall Council (VTHC) corporate accountability webpages
Australian union organisation website on the corporate manslaughter
campaign in the state of Victoria.
Trades Hall Council
Centre for Corporate
Details of the Centre for Corporate Accountability's (CCA) activities
Simon Jones Memorial
Excellent, vocal and direct action oriented UK campaign started
by the friends and family of Simon Jones, killed on his first
day of work as a casual dock worker. The site contains excellent
advice for anyone suffering a workplace bereavement.
Jones Memorial Campaign
Graham Meldrum Memorial
Scottish worker Graham Meldrum, 40, died after being hit by a
faulty tail-lift on his truck at the former Allied Bakery plant
in Maryhill, Glasgow.
Meldrum Memorial Campaign
Battersea Crane Disaster
Action Group (BCDAG)
UK based BCDAG was set up by local residents after a crane collapse
in London caused the deaths of Michael Alexa and Jonathan Cloke.
It has since become a prominent campaign organisation on all corporate
safety crime issues.
Crane Disaster Action Group
TUC safety and corporate
Listing of TUC documents on or containing information on safety,
corporate liability and corporate responsibility.
liability/ corporate responsibility webpage
Health and Safety
Executive "naming and shaming" database
The UK HSE public register of convictions site "gives details
of all prosecution cases taken by HSE, since 1 April 1999, which
resulted in a conviction." It is almost impossible to find
the information you want so be persistent.
and Safety Executive
Links-to-links pages Worldwide links to union and related
organisations active on health and safety issues.
General corporate accountability resources
for Corporate Justice (ECCJ)
ECCJ brings together civil society organisations including NGOs,
trade unions, consumers' organisations and academic institutions
promoting Corporate Accountability (CA). It represents over 250
civil society organisations present in 16 different countries
Coalition for Corporate Justice
A radical research and publishing group that supports "grassroots
and direct activism against large corporations, particularly multinationals.
Our approach is to investigate, corporate structures and the system
that supports them more broadly, rather than solely criticising
the individual companies for bad behaviour."
China Labour Bulletin
China Labour Bulletin, set up in 1994, seeks to promote independent
trade unionism and provide information on the activities of the
official All-China Federation of Trade Unions, as well as attempts
by workers to organise outside it.
India Resource Center
India Resource Center works to support movements against corporate
globalisation in India providing timely information on transnational
corporations to Indian movements.
CEO "is a European-based research and campaign group targeting
the threats to democracy, equity, social justice and the environment
posed by the economic and political power of corporations and
their lobby groups."
watch research resources
Anybody can do corporate research, but to become skilled at it
takes years of experience and deep knowledge about corporate practices
and governance structures. AFL-CIO has published some of the top
websites used by union researchers in their campaigns to investigate
corporations violating workers' rights.
corporate watch research resources, USA
Multinational Monitor tracks corporate activity, especially in
the Third World, focusing on the export of hazardous substances,
worker health and safety, labor union issues and the environment.
The Center for Public
The Center for Public Integrity is a nonprofit organisation dedicated
to producing original, responsible investigative journalism on
issues of public concern.
Center for Public Integrity
The Multinationals Resource Center (MRC) provides free information
to Southern countries exploited by the worst abuses of multinational
corporations rampant pollution, oppressive labor practices, exploitative
Focus on the Corporation
Focus on the Corporation features reports and comment critically
on corporate actions and plans, from particular abuses to broad
on the Corporation
Environmental Research Foundation provides news and resources
for environmental justice.
The mission of the Public Information Network is to provide research
services and training to citizens who are working for corporate
and governmental accountability, and who are committed to socially
just and ecologically sustainable societies.
CAP has corporate dirt archives and lots of other resources useful
to those concerned about the activities of multinational companies.
Labor Notes is the voice of union activists who want to "put
the movement back in the labor movement" through rank and
Program on Corporations,
Law and Democracy
POCLAD is an organisation of "activists who have spent the
last several years researching corporate, labor and legal histories,
rethinking our past organizing strategies and talking with people
about democracy movements."