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India: Major footwear and garment brands react to serious human rights issues in their leather supply chain and promise collective action
The report Do leather workers matter? Violating labour rights and environmental norms in India’s leather production explores labour conditions in the leather industry that are steeped into deep-rooted social inequalities in Indian society based on...
Author: New York Times
...A strike by workers at the Windy Apparels factory in December, to protest working conditions and shockingly low wages, set off protests that spread to dozens of factories. Owners responded by suspending or firing some 1,500 workers. Factory owners...
Bangladesh: Apparel firms call on govt. to protect workers' rights & rectify abuses during recent protests
Author: Steering Committee members of the Accord on Fire & Building Safety
"Letter to PM Hasina on Response to Ashulia Wage Protests", 19 Jan 2017...
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KnowTheChain: Ranking of 20 apparel and footwear companies on efforts to address forced labour in the supply chain
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USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
Author: Aarthi Gunnupuri, Equal Times
Over 1200 factories, where 90 per cent of the 500,000 workers are women, function on the outskirts of the city. For decades, the women in these factories have worked in exploitative conditions, earning a minimum monthly wage as low as 4000 rupees ...
China: Labour activist Meng Han sentenced to 1 year, 9 months; Rights groups urge PVH/Calvin Klein, Coach, Ralph Lauren to call for his release
Note: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has invited PVH (Calvin Klein), Coach, and Ralph Lauren to respond. PVH's response is below....
Author: Thomson Reuters (UK)
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KnowTheChain invited 20 apparel and footwear companies to respond to engagement questions about their policies and processes on supply chain forced labour: the responses are considered in the evaluation of each company for the KnowTheChain benchmark,....
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Author: Rina Chandran, Thompson Reuters Foundation
Three years after the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 factory workers, the rights and safety of workers are in greater focus, but progress in fixing problems in the supply chain is slow, experts and activists say...More...
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