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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 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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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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