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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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16 September 2008

[DOC] Mediterranean Resources Apparel Industry response to a report raising concerns about the treatment of workers at its factory in Jordan

Author: Mediterranean Resources Apparel Industry

We were surprised that the majority of our workers started a strike on 8/31 without prior notice, although the workers elected last year a committee to discuss on regular bases any issues related to them and their living conditions...Also we were...

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16 September 2008

[PDF] Hanesbrands responds to National Labor Committee Report on working conditions at the Mediterranean Garment Factory

Author: Hanesbrands

...we do not agree with many of the allegations in the NLC posting. Hanesbrands has audited the Mediterranean facility three times since January...

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17 September 2008

[DOC] Wal-Mart responds to National Labor Commitee report raising concerns about working conditions at the Mediterranean Apparel Factory in Jordan

Author: Wal-Mart

Immediately upon becoming aware of the strike...Wal-Mart engaged the key stakeholders…Going forward, Wal-Mart’s Action Plan is to: 1. Continue dialogue with the supplier’s factory management and workers; proceed with the monitoring activities…2....

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3 May 2009

By invitation: Sean Ansett – Factory closures – Breaking up is hard to do

Author: Sean Ansett, At Stake Advisors, in Ethical Corporation

The economic crisis is creating new dilemmas for brands, suppliers and workers in global supply chains…Buyers are fighting for survival…Suppliers are faced with freezing credit, payment delays from their clients and severe cash flow problems, making...

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27 July 2009

Honduras: Letter from Nike, adidas, Gap, Knights to US Secretary of State calls for the "restoration of democracy"

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28 July 2009

MSN welcomes company statement on Honduras coup

Author: Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN)

Apparel brands with production in Honduras, including adidas Group, Nike Inc. and Gap Inc., have released a joint letter sent to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton "calling for the restoration of democracy in Honduras" following the June 28th...

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14 January 2010

Haiti: US companies including Coca Cola, Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble, UPS, General Motors pledge humanitarian aid to earthquake victims

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13 January 2010

US Companies Rush to Haiti's Aid Following Quake

Author: CNBC, Reuters & AP

Several major U.S. companies came to Haiti's aid on Wednesday, announcing plans to donate money and supplies following Tuesday's devastating…earthquake…Coca-Cola said it pledged a grant of $1 million to the American Red Cross, and it will also provide...

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25 January 2010

Haiti earthquake - company contributions to humanitarian aid, Jan 2010

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Following the massive earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, companies announced the following contributions to humanitarian relief: [refers to donations by over 300 companies]

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16 November 2010

Levi's, Wal-Mart, and Gap top apparel supply chain compliance survey

Author: As You Sow

Levi Strauss and Co., Wal-Mart Stores, The Gap Inc., Hanesbrands, Nordstrom, and Gildan Activewear scored highest on a unique survey of global supply chain compliance programs of U.S. apparel brands and retailers released today by corporate...

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