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Image Troff document Cambodia May 1st
by emma last modified 20-11-2013 13:15 — filed under: ,
Garment workers in Penom Penh,Cambodia took to the streets to mark International Labour Day, May 1st 2013
Located in Living Wage / Living Wage images
Steffi Eckelmann photos
by emma published 18-10-2013 last modified 21-10-2013 10:37 — filed under: ,
Portraits of Cambodian garment workers. All the images are protected by copyright. Reproducing or distributing an image or part of an image in any form or manner is illegal. They may not be published without prior permission from Steffi Eckelmann. © Copyright 2013 Steffi Eckelmann (www.steffieckelmann.com)
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Shot for asking $10
by Paul Roeland published 03-10-2013 last modified 10-10-2013 14:10 — filed under: ,
In February 2012 over a thousand workers from three factories were protesting for better working conditions, including a salary increase of $10 per month over their $61 per month minimum wage. Then there was a shooting in front of the Kaoway Sports company, and three young female protestors were shot. One of them needed intensive care treatment in the capital Phnom Penh.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2012 / Urgent appeal cases in 2012
Fired for striking
by Paul Roeland published 03-10-2013 last modified 10-10-2013 14:10 — filed under: ,
In 2010, after a four-day strike for an increased minimum wage, hundreds of workers and union leaders in Cambodia were sacked when they wanted to resume work. Hundreds have by now been reinstated, but over a hundred workers are yet to be re-employed. In 2012 CCC was in ongoing contact with brands to get manufacturers to rehire workers who have been dismissed.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2012 / Urgent appeal cases in 2012
File Pascal source code Shop 'til they drop
by Paul Roeland published 21-09-2013 last modified 19-01-2016 11:58 — filed under:
Report from 2013 by Labour Behind The Label and CLEC. The report shows that factory workers in Cambodia consume just 1598 calories a day on average – around half the recommended amount. Body Mass Index (BMI) figures gathered from workers indicate that 33% of garment workers are medically underweight, and 25% seriously so, displaying figures that would be used to diagnose Anorexia over here.
Located in Resources / Publications from National CCCs
Asics pays union-agreed compensation after collapse
by Mirjam van Heugten published 02-09-2013 last modified 02-09-2013 15:16 — filed under: , , , ,
The families of two workers killed when the roof of the Wing Star factory collapsed in May received compensation from the factory owner and the sole buyer, sportswear brand ASICS. It is the first time this calculation, set up by Bangladeshi unions, is used outside Bangladesh.
Located in News / / 09 / 02
CCC calls for action after another deadly collapse
by Paul Roeland published 16-05-2013 last modified 16-05-2013 15:37 — filed under: , ,
Clean Clothes Campaign is calling for immediate action from all international brands following today's collapse of the Wing Star Shoes factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The collapse of the ceiling cost the lives of at least two people, and injured seven. The workers were stitching sneakers for sportsbrand Asics when the ceiling caved in on top of them.
Located in News / / 05 / 16
Conscious? Not really...
by geertjan published 24-03-2013 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: ,
As H&M launch their latest 'conscious' collection, the Clean Clothes Campaign hits back with its own spoof campaign highlighting the plight of thousands of garment workers suffering from malnutrition who work in factories supplying H&M, amongst others.
Located in News / / 03 / 25
'Conscious collection' H&M leaves seamstresses unconscious
by geertjan published 24-03-2013 last modified 18-04-2013 14:15 — filed under: ,
Amsterdam – Clean Clothes Campaign launches a spoof campaign called 'Unconscious Collapses'. The campaign targets H&M's launch of the new 'Conscious Collection', criticising the working conditions in Asian garment factories. In Cambodia alone, more than 2900 workers have collapsed since 2010, several hundred of them at H&M suppliers.
Located in News / / 03 / 25
2008-2010 US Brands on the Spot over Factory Closure in Cambodia
by geertjan published 21-03-2013 last modified 29-04-2013 10:40 — filed under: , ,
The PDC garment factory located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia failed to adequately notify its employees when it closed down unexpectedly in 2008. The factory left nearly 600 employees jobless as they waited for payment of their last month’s salary and wondering whether they would ever receive their severance packages as stipulated by Cambodian law.
Located in Issues / Archive: Urgent Appeals 2005-2011