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19 November 2019
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19 November 2019
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Author: Red de Solidaridad de la Maquila

"A las trabajadoras(es) abandonadas en el cierre de la fábrica LD en El Salvador se les adeuda US$1.7 millones", 31 de octubre de 2019...

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29 October 2019

ACT living wage initiative brands adopt joint due diligence framework on purchasing practices

In September 2019, brands who are members of the ACT living wage initiative adopted a joint due diligence framework to ensure their purchasing practices facilitate the payment of a living wage, as set out in the ACT Memorandum of Understanding. Accord...

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23 October 2019

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

  KnowTheChain is a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor risks within their supply chains. In 2020/2021 KnowTheChain will be becnhmarking 180 companies in three sectors. In 2019 will be publishing inves...

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30 August 2019

New ‘industry-driven’ building safety initiative launched in India & Vietnam to promote garment worker safety meets criticism for ignoring ‘vital lessons from the past'

In August 2019, the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) launched the Life and Building Safety Initiative (LABS) programme in Vietnam and India, which aims to promote safe working conditions in apparel and footwear industries. It is now set to expand to...

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6 August 2019

Response by PVH

Author: Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH)

We...are working with industry and civil society to investigate claims regarding the use of forced labor in Xinjiang...Per PVH policy, forced labor is considered a zero tolerance issue. At this time PVH is leveraging our networks, partners and...

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16 July 2019

Australian brands sourcing cotton from North West China to investigate after reports of forced labour of ethnic minorities

Author: Sophie McNeill, Jeanavive McGregor, Meredith Griffiths, Michael Walsh, Echo Hui & Bang Xiao, ABC news

"Cotton On and Target investigate suppliers after forced labour of Uyghurs exposed in China's Xinjiang", 16 July 2019...

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29 May 2019
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Author: Marjorie van Elven, FashionUnited

"Textilindustrie in Äthiopien: Löhne müssen steigen", 21. Mai 2019...

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17 May 2019

Ethiopia: Major apparel brands accused of 'race to the bottom' after investigation reveals wages as low as $0.12 per hour & 'numerous' labour abuses in garment factories; Incl. co. responses

An investigation by Workers Rights Consortium into Ethiopia's growing textile and apparel export sector has found the lowest wages it has ever documented in any garment exporting country - as little as $0.12 an hour - and numerous labour rights abuses...

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10 May 2019
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Author: AFP et Le Monde (France)

« En Ethiopie, les petites mains de H&M ou Calvin Klein gagnent 23 euros par mois », 8 mai 2019...

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