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Sara Lee spun off its apparel business, including its Hanes, Champion & Playtex brands, as Hanesbrands in September 2006.

 

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1 October 2006

Child Labor is Back: Children Are Again Sewing Clothing for Major U.S. Companies [Bangladesh]

Author: National Labor Committee [US-based NGO]

An estimated 200 to 300 children, some 11 years old or even younger, are sewing clothing for Hanes [part of Hanesbrands], Puma, J.C. Penney and Wal-Mart at the Harvest Rich plant in Bangladesh. The children report being slapped and beaten, sometimes...

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26 October 2006

Hanesbrands website: "Our values"

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5 February 2007

Supply chain management – Weak links in Bangladesh

Author: Poulomi Mrinal Saha, Ethical Corporation

[R]ecent termination of Bangladeshi vendor contracts by US groups Wal-Mart and Hanesbrands is a signal that should be taken seriously. While Wal-Mart ended its relationship with its supplier over child labour allegations, Hanesbrands said pay and...

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23 December 2007

Dominican Free Zone companies provide HIV-AIDS education

Author: Dominican Today [Dominican Rep.]

Owners and operators of 52 Free Trade Zone companies have launched an education process for their employees about preventing AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, instead of conducting mandatory HIV tests…Hanes, D. Wolverine, Wacoal, First...

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1 June 2008

"An Uncertain Victory" - YaleGlobal commentary on China Labour Contract Law

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1 June 2008

New Labour Contract Law: Myth and reality six months after implementation [China]

Author: IHLO [Hong Kong Liaison Office of the intl. trade union movement]

While the labour contract law is meant to protect workers, [IHLO has] discovered that the new law has led companies to find loopholes, and subvert standard contracts designed to follow the letter of the law and so far, these problems are not being...

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6 September 2008

Human Trafficking and Abusive Conditions at the Mediterranean Garments Factory in the Ad Dulayl Industrial Zone in Jordan

Author: National Labor Committee [USA]

There are approximately 1,400 guest workers at the Mediterranean factory—from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India…The workers sew clothing for Wal-Mart…and Hanes…60 percent…have been stripped of their passports…When workers dare to challenge the...

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6 September 2008

Jordan: Human trafficking & wide range of abuses at Mediterranean Resources, according to National Labor Committee - supplies Hanesbrands, Wal-Mart

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10 September 2008

Work Stoppage Ends at Mediterranean Factory in Jordan

Author: National Labor Committee [USA]

In a sign of good faith, the foreign guest workers at the Mediterranean factory in Jordan ended their work stoppage today and returned to the plant. They did so based on a guarantee from the factory owner that he would respond to the workers demands...

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Company response
16 September 2008

Response by Hanesbrands: Human trafficking & wide range of abuses at Mediterranean Resources, according to US-based National Labor Committee – supplies Hanesbrands, Wal-Mart

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