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7 September 2007

Associated British Foods: "The purpose and values of the business"

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3 September 2007

The sweatshop high street - more brands under fire [UK]

Author: Karen McVeigh, Guardian [UK]

[Primark and the Mothercare] launched inquiries last night into allegations that factory workers who make their clothes in India are being paid as little as 13p per hour for a 48-hour week…Gokaldas Export, which supplies brands including Marks &...

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1 September 2007

Let's clean up fashion - companies

Author: Compiled by Labour Behind the Label

[Company submissions to "Let's Clean Up Fashion 2007 Update": Arcadia, Asda, Debenhams, French Connection, Gap, H&M, Jigsaw [part of Robinson Webster Holdings], John Lewis, Laura Ashley, Levi Strauss, Madison Hosiery, Marks & Spencer, Matalan,...

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1 September 2007

UK: War on Want report says fashion retailers failing to ensure a living wage for workers in their supply chain

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17 July 2007

MPs want UK to pay living wage to overseas staff

Author: Karen McVeigh, Guardian [UK]

MPs called for legislation yesterday to make British retailers pay their garment workers overseas a living wage. [refers to Asda (part of Wal-Mart), Primark (part of Associated British Foods), Tesco]

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16 July 2007

Asda, Primark and Tesco accused over clothing factories [UK]

Author: Karen McVeigh, Guardian [UK]

Britain's second largest supermarket chain last night launched an investigation into allegations that workers who make its clothes in Bangladesh are being forced to work up to 80 hours a week for as little as 4p an hour...a spokesman for Asda said...

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16 July 2007

High price paid for cheap UK clothes [Bangladesh]

Author: Karen McVeigh, Guardian [UK]

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28 March 2007

UN report shows need for business curbs

Author: War On Want

War on Want today called on the British government to take action to regulate corporate human rights abuses on the eve of a new United Nations report into business and human rights. Special representative Professor John Ruggie will today present the...

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8 December 2006

The real price of cheap clothes: Bangladeshi sweatshop labourers paid just 3p an hour

Author: Martin Hickman, Independent

Bangladeshis making cheap clothes for Asda [part of Wal-Mart], Tesco and Primark [part of Associated British Food] are paid as little as 3p an hour, according to a [War on Want, UK charity] report [Fashion Victims]...Basic pay in [garment] factories.....

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8 December 2006

UK firms 'exploiting Bangladesh'

Author: BBC

...The mainly female [textile] workers [in Bangladesh] regularly spend 80 hours per week in "potential death trap" factories [making cheap clothes for UK companies Tesco, Asda and Primark], according to anti-poverty group War On Want. [The companies]....

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