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7 June 2013
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Author: Collectif Ethique sur l’étiquette, Peuples Solidaires & Intersyndicale Camaïeu

Seules sept marques, parmi les dizaines qui avaient une production au Rana Plaza, se sont engagées à indemniser les victimes. En France, aucune des marques dont des vêtements ou étiquettes ont été retrouvées dans les décombres n’a à ce jour reconnu sa...

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15 May 2013

Walmart refuses to join worker safety deal [Bangladesh]

Author: Simon Neville, Guardian [UK]

Walmart has confirmed it will not sign up to a legally binding agreement on worker safety and building regulations in Bangladesh…[T]he…retail giant has created its own agreement, which it claims goes beyond the current accord…The company…said the deal...

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Company response
1 May 2013

Response by Matalan: NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.

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30 April 2013

Allegations regarding labour rights abuses at E-Garment factory in Cambodia

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In February 2013, Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) released a brief alleging recurring labour rights abuses at the E-Garment factory in Kandal Province, Cambodia. E-Garment is owned by Hong Kong-based Yee Tung Garment Company and supplies to various...

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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

Fashion chains lag over living wage, says report

Author: James Meikle, Guardian [UK]

[A Labour Behind the Label report says] [h]igh street fashion brands are making "glacial progress" towards ensuring overseas workers earn a living wage...[it] exposes…alleged sweatshop conditions, particularly among suppliers in Bangladesh and India...

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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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