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19 November 2019
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23 October 2019

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. In 2020/2021 KnowTheChain will be becnhmarking 180 companies in three sectors. In 2019 will be publishing inves...

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10 July 2019
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Ante el anuncio de Gildan de cerrar su planta en Progreso al norte de Honduras, el Sindicato de trabajadores y trabajadoras de la empresa STAR, SITRASTAR, emitió una carta condenando la decisión y señalando que Gildan realiza esta operación...

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9 July 2019
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Author: Gildan

...El 26 de junio de 2019 el sindicato fue invitado a una reunión…en la que se les informó sobre la decisión de la compañía de consolidar la producción de STAR a otras instalaciones con capacidad actualmente subutilizada. El propósito…fue explicar los...

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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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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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