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An intimate look behind Gelmart's sweatshops [Philippines]

Author: Behind the Label, Published on: 23 February 2005

[describes unhealthy working conditions & violations of Philippine labour laws at subcontractor of Gelmart Industries]...Gelmart supplies western companies such as K-Mart and WalMart...Wal-Mart and Jockey responded by saying they were going to investigate the situation...Rather than refute or acknowledge the issues, Frederick's of Hollywood used Gelmart's WRAP certification as a shield to elude responsibility. [also refers to Dollar General, Lady Marlene (part of Gelmart)] [Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Frederick’s of Hollywood to respond to the allegations, but it declined to respond]

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Related companies: Dollar General Frederick's of Hollywood Gelmart Industries Jockey Kmart (part of Sears) Sears Walmart