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10 February 2020

Cambodia: 1,000 garment workers strike over unpaid wages & benefits at factories producing for intl. brands; Includes company responses

In January 2020, nearly 1,000 garment workers in Kandal province, Cambodia, went on strike over unpaid wages and benefits at sister factories Dignity Knitter Ltd. and Eco Base. According to local reports, workers are owed wages since mid-December and...

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9 February 2020

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Author: C&A

... Dignity Knitter is not our supplier since September 2019... ...

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13 December 2019

New company survey & report urges European companies & states to step up efforts to identify & address risks to defenders

Human rights and environmental defenders play a key role in holding companies and states accountable for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation. However, defenders are increasingly defamed, harassed and killed for...

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19 November 2019
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12 November 2019
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Author: Mariana Gonzalez, De Universa, UOL (Brazil)

"Mulher denuncia racismo em loja de SP: "Para eles eu era ladra e ponto", 4 de novembro de 2019...

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11 November 2019

Myanmar: Labour activists charged for role in garment factory strike over working conditions; Includes intl. brand responses

In September 2019, police brought charges against a civil society leader and seven labour leaders for their role in a strike over alleged labour rights abuses at Myanmar Knitting Factory in Pathein Industrial Zone, Myanmar. According to workers,...

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7 November 2019

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Author: C&A

... A workers’ strike at Myanmar Knitting Factory was initiated on 2 September 2019. C&A was informed... and our local team was in close contact with the factory and the workers to potentially support a smooth settlement of the case......

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29 October 2019

ACT living wage initiative brands adopt joint due diligence framework on purchasing practices

In September 2019, brands who are members of the ACT living wage initiative adopted a joint due diligence framework to ensure their purchasing practices facilitate the payment of a living wage, as set out in the ACT Memorandum of Understanding. Accord...

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24 September 2019
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23 September 2019

Swiss clothing brands are failing to meet global standards on transparency & living wages in their global supply chains, analysis finds

Author: swissinfo.ch

"Swiss fashion brands slow to ensure living wage", 19 September 2019...

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