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10 June 2019

Daegyoung Apparel did not respond

We invited Daegyoung Apparel to respond to allegation about union busting. The company did not respond.

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Company non-response
10 June 2019

Kohl's did not respond

We invited Kohl's to respond to the allegation about the union busting by its supplier. The company did not respond.

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  • This is a non response from the following companies: Kohl's
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10 June 2019

Philippines: Workers complain of union busting by Korean-owned company that supplies to Kohl's

A labour-rights watch group reports about union busting in Korean-owned Daegyoung Apparel in the Philippines. The report, linked below, mentions that the company is a supplier of Kohl's. It also notes that "the workers union at Daegyoung Apparel Inc....

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Article
30 May 2019

Progress on child labour flatlining in world’s manufacturing hubs, according to 2019 Child Labour Index

Author: Verisk Maplecroft

Despite high levels of economic growth and improvements on poverty and education, progress on child labour has stalled in the manufacturing countries most entwined with global supply chains... [O]ur latest annual Child Labour Index... shows that...

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Article
27 May 2019

E. Africa: Weak regulation & resistance from industries slowing down transition to green economy

Author: James Onyanzwa, EastAfrican (Kenya)

"East Africa’s green economy shift off to shaky start"...

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Article
13 May 2019

Bangladesh garment industry employs gamification to offset impacts of automation on female workers

Author: Brooke Roberts-Islam, Forbes

"Bangladesh Garment Industry Employs Gamification To Offset Automation", 9 May 2019...

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Article
10 May 2019

Indonesia: Govt. will eradicate use of toxic mercury in small-scale gold mining & health care sectors

Author: Fransiska Nangoy, Wilda Asmarini & Bernadette Christina Munthe, Reuters

"Indonesia says ramping up push against mercury in mining, industry", 7 May 2019...

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Article
2 May 2019

Kenya: Walker Industries closed due to environmental pollution & failure to provide workers with protective gear

Author: Bernardine Mutanu, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Mavoko shoe factory managers arrested over river pollution"...

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Article
23 April 2019

Kenyan family who lost kin in Ethiopian Airline crash sues Boeing in USA, lawyer says company "prioritised profits over safety’"

Author: Business Daily (Kenya)

"Kenyan family sues Boeing for ‘putting profits first’"...

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Story
15 April 2019

Australia: Ethical Fashion Report grades 130 companies based on efforts to mitigate forced labour, child labour & exploitation in supply chains

Baptist World Aid Australia has released its 2019 Ethical Fashion Report, which sheds light on what the industry and individual companies are doing to address forced labour, child labour and exploitation....

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