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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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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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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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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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26 October 2006

Hanesbrands website: "Our values"

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