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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

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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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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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19 May 2014

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

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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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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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