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8 January 2020

USA: Business Must Act Coalition calls on 29 companies to prohibit guns in their stores & invest in community safety

The Business Must Act Coalition, comprised of 26 civil society groups, believes that American businesses have a civic responsibility to keep their customers and employees safe from gun violence in the absence of US government action on gun reform. In...

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Company response
7 January 2020

T.J. Maxx response to D grade in gun safety scorecard

Author: T.J. Maxx

Thank you for reaching out and providing us the opportunity to comment on our D grade. We care deeply about the safety of our Associates and customers. Associate and customer safety is, and always will be, a top priority. We do not sell firearms or...

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22 May 2018

UK: Labour exploitation widespread in Leicester garment factories supplying to high-street & online retailers, reports Financial Times

Author: Sarah O’Connor, Financial Times

"Dark factories: labour exploitation in Britain’s garment industry", 17 May 2018...

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22 December 2016

USA: Wage theft common practice in "Made in the USA" garments manufacturing due to legal loophole & brands business models

  Photo by Ed Crisostomo, Orange County Register/SCNG

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19 December 2016

In L.A.’s garment industry, ‘Made in the USA’ can mean being paid $3 an hour

Author: Jessie Kornberg, Bet Tzedek, on Los Angeles Times (USA)

...the U.S. Department of Labor released a bombshell report that might make you suspicious of clothing that’s “Made in the USA.” After a three-year comprehensive study, the Labor Department confirmed what workers’ rights advocates like me have long...

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29 November 2016

Why wage theft is common in garment manufacturing

Author: Margot Roosevelt, Orange County Register (US)

…Earlier this month, U.S. Labor Department officials cited three multibillion-dollar retailers, with thousands of stores nationwide, as the worst offenders in setting prices that drive illegal wage theft: Ross, T.J. Maxx and Forever 21…Ruben Rosalez,...

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23 November 2016

USA: Sweatshop conditions persistent in California's garment industry finds US Dept. of Labor

Author: Michelle Russell, just-style

"California sweatshop a persistent problem", 21 Nov 2016...

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16 November 2016

Factories that made clothes for Forever 21, Ross paid workers $4 an hour, Labor Department says

Author: Natalie Kitroeff, Los Angeles Times (US)

It can be hard to ignore the lure of Forever 21, where fall jackets go for $18 and a halter dress can be had for $9. But U.S. Labor Department investigators contend that those deals are costly for people like Pedro Montiel, who said he makes $4.50 an...

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25 February 2015

USA: TJ Maxx and Home Goods follow Walmart with plan to raise wages

Author: Associated Press

TJX Cos, owner of TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods, will boost pay for its US workers to at least $9 an hour in sign more competitors could follow suit...In 2016, the company plans to pay all associates who have worked at its stores for more than six...

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19 February 2015

USA: Walmart to raise minimum pay to $10/hour, will help 500,000 workers - critics say raise falls short of living wage

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