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8 August 2013

Ask.fm advertisers desert site in cyber bullying row

Author: BBC News

The Sun newspaper [part of News Corporation], mental health charity Mind and optical retailer Specsavers are among those who have asked the site [Ask.fm] to remove adverts…The controversy comes after the death of bullied 14-year-old Hannah Smith…A...

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7 October 2009

High street retailers accused of exploiting workers in Asia

Author: Huma Qureshi & Rebecca Smithers, Guardian [UK]

...The report, “Let's Clean Up Fashion: the State of Pay Behind the UK High Street”, published by sweatshop campaigning group Labour Behind the Label, criticised UK retailers for having "no coherent strategy" to ensure hundreds of thousands of workers...

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7 October 2009

Labour Behind the Label report says high street retailers in UK failing to ensure living wage for workers in Asia

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7 October 2009

[PDF] Let's Clean up Fashion 2009: The state of pay behind the UK high street

Author: Labour Behind the Label

...Since 2006, when ...first Clean Up Fashion Report was produced, the world has changed... In the last four years many of the biggest brands and retailers on the UK high street have publicly accepted that garment workers’ wages need to increase......

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12 September 2008

Labour Behind the Label: UK retailers making "glacial progress" towards ensuring living wage for overseas workers

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12 September 2008

[PDF] Let's Clean Up Fashion 2008

Author: Labour Behind the Label

… This is the third time that Labour Behind the Label has surveyed the state of pay behind the British fashion scene, and in three years we have seen definite progress, not only in rhetoric but in the beginnings of tangible work on the ground. The...

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14 September 2007

[PDF] full report: "Let's Clean Up Fashion"

Author: Labour Behind the Label, War on Want

Last year, Labour Behind the Label and our partners interrogated the biggest fashion brands and retailers on the high street to find out what they were doing to improve wages for the workers in their supply chains… We have returned to each of the...

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25 September 2002

Clothing firms in court over workers' rights [Australia]

Author: AAP, in Sydney Morning Herald

Thirty leading fashion companies, including Rip Curl and Laura Ashley, have been taken to court as part of a crackdown on the alleged exploitation of clothing outworkers.

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