First AMONG EQUALS; Workers' Human Rights Call
BUS workers who own shares in First Group are urging the firm to adopt a human rights policy.
The move follows allegations of poor labour and employment practices in the UK and US.
The resolution has been put forward by employee shareholders.
It would require First Group to introduce a policy based on International Labour Organisation conventions.
They would also have to report to shareholders on material risks that could arise as a result of the company's "problematic" labour practices.
The proposal will be debated at First Group's annual meeting in Aberdeen on July 13.
Aberdeen firm First Group's board are urging investors to vote against the proposal.
They say they already have policies and practices in place to deal with the issues they raise including a code of business ethics.
The company also believe the proposal is part of a campaign waged against them by unions in the US.
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