Abercrombie & Fitch
India: Report finds female migrant workers are subjected to conditions of modern slavery in factories supplying to garment brands; incl. co responses
"Labour without Liberty", a report by India Committee of the Netherlands, Clean Clothes Campaign and Garment Labour Union, looks into the living conditions in Bangalore garment factory hostels and the particular challenges migrant workers face. The...
Labour signatories urge brands to sign onto 2018 Bangladesh Accord 100 days before current Accord ends
"100 days until current Accord ends – labour signatories urge brands to sign onto 2018 Accord", 22 February 2018...
Author: Abercrombie & Fitch
- This is a non response from the following companies: Abercrombie & Fitch
Bangladesh: Petition urges Abercrombie & Fitch, Mango & Topshop to sign on to 2018 Accord on Fire and Building Safety; incl. co responses
The Bangladesh Accord, created after the Rana Plaza disaster in April, 2013, is a legally binding agreement to improve workplace safety for garment workers in Bangladesh. Reports show that independent inspections, public disclosure, trade union...
Author: New York Times
...A strike by workers at the Windy Apparels factory in December, to protest working conditions and shockingly low wages, set off protests that spread to dozens of factories. Owners responded by suspending or firing some 1,500 workers. Factory owners...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
Author: Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Global Compact
This publication provides company managers and staff with essential knowledge of what human rights are and how they are relevant for business. It also outlines some key elements of what it means to respect and support human rights in practice. It is...
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Author: Alison Moodie, Guardian (UK)
"Are US businesses doing enough to support religious diversity in the workplace?", 28 Jan 2016...