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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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