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14 May 2013

Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety released [Bangladesh]

Author: IndustriALL Global Union

Ahead of the midnight deadline, at least 24 garment and retail brands sourcing from Bangladesh have agreed to sign on to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh. IndustriALL, UNI Global Union and their NGO partners are expecting further...

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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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16 May 2013
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Author: Peuples solidaires & Collectif Ethique sur l’étiquette (France)

Les marques leaders de l’habillement dans le monde s’engagent à mettre en œuvre l’Accord sur les incendies et la sécurité des bâtiments au Bangladesh avant la date butoir fixée à minuit le 15 mai. L’Accord s’applique désormais à plus de 1000 usines d...

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12 August 2013

Labour backs down over Tesco and Next use of foreign workers (UK)

Author: Rowena Mason, Guardian (UK)

Labour has backed down on claims that Tesco and Next are examples of "unscrupulous employers" over their use of foreign workers. The party became embroiled in a row after the shadow immigration minister...briefed newspapers that he would criticise...

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19 May 2014

UK: Union protests for better pay & conditions at fashion company Next; includes company statement

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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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14 May 2015

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Author: Helen Burley, Friends of the Earth

"Mind your step: The land and water footprints of everyday products", May 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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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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13 November 2015

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

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