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Hudson Valley News
10:47 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Gap Expands Fishkill Center, Adds Jobs

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A major retailer is expanding its distribution center in New York, including in a county in the Hudson Valley.

Specialty retailer Gap Inc. is expanding its distribution center in Fishkill, in Dutchess County, as well as the Gap Global Creative Center in Manhattan. The expansion will add more than 90 full-time jobs in Fishkill and more than 80 professional jobs in New York City. State and local elected officials from Dutchess County welcomed the news of jobs and the potential boost to the regional economy, Fishkill Republican Assemblyman Kieran Lalor among them.

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Hudson Valley News
7:40 am
Sat June 29, 2013

Worldwide Protests Against Two Retailers Include One In Poughkeepsie

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There will be demonstrations worldwide Saturday as part of what’s being called the International Day of Action Against Deathtraps.

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Hudson Valley News
1:36 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Hudson Valley Student Holds Rally Against Bangladesh Factory Conditions

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A high-school student in New York’s Hudson Valley organized a rally to pressure a major U.S. retailer into signing an agreement for construction safety at their factories abroad. The retailer says, not so fast.

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Hudson Valley News
9:13 am
Tue June 11, 2013

New HV Group To Rally For Worker Safety

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A newly-formed group in New York is holding a rally Tuesday evening in the Hudson Valley, pointing fingers at a major retailer concerning the conditions of workers abroad.

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