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1 February 2016

NEXT Code of Practice – Syrian Refugee Action Plan for Turkey

Author: NEXT

This Action Plan was developed in order to provide guidance to suppliers and factories in the event that Syrian refugees are found working on site during a NEXT Code of Practice audit. It is meant as an interim measure prior to the issuing of...

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31 January 2016

Responses by garment brands to our questionnaire on the treatment of Syrian refugees in Turkish supplier factories

Briefing Note In the past several months, there have been reports of abuse and exploitation of Syrian refugees working in Turkish garment factories.  Allegations include discrimination, pitiful wages, child labour and sexual abuse. In December 2015, w...

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22 January 2016

Response by NEXT

Author: NEXT

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Article
4 January 2016

Sri Lanka: Building the movement for a living wage

Author: Devika Gunawardena, Sunday Times [Sri Lanka]

The annual Asia Floor Wage Alliance meeting held on December 17-20th at the Sri Lanka Foundation was a critical opportunity to bring activists together from across the region to discuss the pressing needs of garment workers.Participants arrived from...

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24 November 2015

UK: Investigation finds firms split over whether to pay new "national living wage" to workers under 25

Author: Simon Neville, Independent (UK)

Firms will only have to pay the “national living wage” to staff aged 25 or over when it starts in April. Under half of top retailers have so far promised to pay all staff the same rate for the same work, regardless of age. Simon Neville reports on the...

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13 November 2015

IndustriALL & garment brands form ACT (Action, Collaboration, Transformation) initiative to address living wages

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7 September 2015
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Author: Isidor Boix, IndustriALL, nuevatribuna.es (España)

 “La RSE en la acción sindical nacional y transnacional para avanzar hacia un trabajo digno”, 1 de Septiembre de 2015...

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20 July 2015

UK: Ikea commits to paying living wage to workers following campaign

Author: Rupert Jones, Guardian (UK)

"Ikea adopts the living wage for UK staff in 'massive breakthrough'", 20 Jul 2015...

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14 May 2015

Full report

Author: Helen Burley, Friends of the Earth

"Mind your step: The land and water footprints of everyday products", May 2015...

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13 October 2014

Cambodia: Next, New Look, C&A, H&M, Inditex & Primark agree to workers’ minimum wage demand

Author: Paul French, Ethical Corporation

“Cambodia’s wage protests: Fashion brands support garment workers”, 8 October 2014...

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