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22 April 2020

Fashion Transparency Index 2020 ranks fashion brands & retailers on social & environmental issues; Finds majority of brands lack transparency

Author: Fashion Transparency Index

"The Fashion Transparency Index 2020", April 2020...

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24 March 2020

Major apparel brands delay & cancel orders in response to pandemic, risking livelihoods of millions of garment workers in their supply chains

Major apparel brands and retailers are cancelling or postponing orders (including those already produced) as the COVID-19 pandemic forces store closures in Europe and the United States, risking the livelihoods of millions of garment workers in their...

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22 October 2019

UK: Matalan warehouse workers strike following ongoing wage disputes & owed back pay; Includes company comments

In August 2019, GMB Union members at a Matalan distribution centre in Liverpool began a strike following an ongoing row over pay. Workers voted to walk out after management made an offer which would see around 25% of employees who work on weekends rec...

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22 October 2019

UK: Striking Matalan warehouse workers share personal concerns as strike over low pay at Matalan warehouse reaches sixth week

Author: Emilia Bona, Liverpool Echo

"Survival at the picket line: Matalan staff on strike for six weeks are at breaking point", 20 October 2019...

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23 August 2019

UK: Matalan warehouse workers strike after 'insulting pay offer' from management

Author: BBC

"Merseyside Matalan warehouse workers strike in pay dispute", 19 August 2019...

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6 March 2019

Bangladesh: Human Rights Watch calls on govt. & global brands to investigate dismissals of protesting garment workers & end 'false' criminal charges

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Bangladesh: Investigate Dismissals of Protesting Workers", 5 March 2019...

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26 October 2017

Many companies in high-risk sectors aren’t addressing slavery risks in UK Modern Slavery Act statements, report says

The report published by CORE Coalition provides an overview of how companies are including information in their Slavery and Human Trafficking Statements on the risks of modern slavery in their supply chains and operations. It focuses on 50 companies...

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4 October 2017

Many companies in high-risk sectors aren’t addressing slavery risks in UK Modern Slavery Act statements, report says

Author: CORE (UK)

This report aims to provide a snapshot of if and how [50] companies are including information in their Slavery and Human Trafficking Statements on the risks of modern slavery in their supply chains and operations. [It focuses] on companies sourcing raw...

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24 April 2017

NGO coalition urges 72 clothing companies to commit to supply chain transparency pledge

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23 April 2017

Commentary: Timeline of changes to improve worker & factory safety since Rana Plaza collapse

Author: Michelle Russell & Ben Wright, just-style (UK)

 “Rana Plaza four years on – Timelines of change”, 21 Apr 2017...

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