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15 April 2019

Australia: Ethical Fashion Report grades 130 companies based on efforts to mitigate forced labour, child labour & exploitation in supply chains

Baptist World Aid Australia has released its 2019 Ethical Fashion Report, which sheds light on what the industry and individual companies are doing to address forced labour, child labour and exploitation....

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17 December 2018

Canada: Liberal MP proposes modern slavery bill requiring Canadian companies to report on measures to reduce risk of forced labour

Author: Samantha Beattie, HuffPost Canada

A proposed federal bill is hoping to crack down on Canadian companies that import products tainted by child and forced labour. The Modern Slavery Bill, tabled in the House of Commons Thursday by Liberal MP John McKay, would require companies to...

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3 December 2018

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

  KnowTheChain is a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor risks within their supply chains. Read the latest briefing here.  In 2018 KnowTheChain benchmarked over 120 global companies across the three sec...

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20 November 2018
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Sindicatos y ONG acusaron a Gildan de supuestamente no pagar los beneficios acordados con los trabajadores en un proceso de modernización y  adicionalmente que supuestamente no cumple con las autoridades laborales de Honduras. Igualmente hicieron...

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20 November 2018

Gildan’s Response

Author: Gildan

…The…allegation…related to the Star facility in El Progresso, Honduras, which was acquired by Gildan in 2012. At the time of the acquisition, the facility was unionized and we have successfully worked together on three renewals of the collective...

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20 November 2018
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Author: Gildan

A lo largo de los años, Gildan ha demostrado una colaboración justa y respetuosa con nuestros empleados…La… denuncia…relacionada con la planta Star en El Progreso, Honduras…Al momento de la adquisición, la planta estaba sindicalizada y hemos trabajado...

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20 November 2018

Honduras: Gildan accused by NGOs and unions of violating worker’s rights, company responds

Unions and NGO’s accused Gildan of allegedly not paying benefits that were accorded with the workers in a modernization process and that supposedly is not complying with the Labour authorities in Honduras. The Business & Human Rights Resource...

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6 March 2018

Gildan Response

Author: Gildan

...Gildan is committed to having all its own manufacturing facilities and contractors comply with its strict internal Code of Conduct, which encompasses local and international laws, including the Fair Labor Association’s Code of Conduct. Our Code...

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6 March 2018
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Lino Hernández líder del sindicato SitraStar, que congrega a empleados de la maquila Star perteneciente a Gildan, renunció a su puesto laboral y al sindicato por supuestas amenazas de muerte e intimidación a él y su familia. Lino Hernández ha luchado...

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6 March 2018

Honduras: Union leader resigns from Gildan Factory over alleged death threats; co. responds

Lino Hernandez, leader of the SitraStar union, which represents employees of the Star maquila belonging to Gildan, resigned from his job and the union over alleged death threats and intimidation to him and his family. Lino Hernández has fought for...

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