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27 April 2005

[letter responding to allegations about workplace conditions at Gelmart Industries, supplier to Kmart (part of Sears)]

Author: Ian Spaulding, Director, Global Compliance, Sears Holdings Corporation

When we learn of violations with our code or local law, we work with the vendor and their factories to help remediate the situation...we are looking into the particular situation at Gelmart Philippines. As soon as we conduct a thorough investigation...

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26 April 2005

Gelmart Industries Inc.'s response

Author: Gelmart Industries

Gelmart Industries...has always maintained the highest standards of human rights compliance...Gelmart has long had both an internal compliance department and external compliance auditors to ensure the humanity of its working conditions...We do not...

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23 February 2005

An intimate look behind Gelmart's sweatshops [Philippines]

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23 February 2005

An intimate look behind Gelmart's sweatshops [Philippines]

Author: Behind the Label

[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...

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