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Image Troff document Stripping to make a point
by emma last modified 20-11-2013 13:56 — filed under:
In the Netherlands as part of the launch of the living wage campaign we were joined by StoereVrouwen in the stores of Amsterdam credit: Lea Buragiewicz
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Human Rights Trial on Garment Industry Concludes
by geertjan published 24-11-2012 last modified 18-06-2014 11:48 — filed under: ,
The National Peoples’ Tribunal for living wages and decent working conditions of garment workers continued today at Kannada Sahitya Parishad, with much rigour and conviction with the participation of experts, union leaders, brand representatives and workers.
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India: Human Rights trial hears fashion worker woes
by geertjan published 23-11-2012 last modified 29-04-2013 15:37 — filed under: ,
Garment workers alongside international brands and government representatives gave evidence at a tribunal which started in Bangalore this week to assess claims of systematic human rights abuses in the Indian garment industry. 250 garment workers from Bangalore, Gurgaon and Tirupur attended the tribunal, foregoing their daily wage and attendance bonus, to share testimonies of rights abuses and exploitation at the hands of western brands, surveyed by a panel of international judges.
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Indian Garment industry to receive human rights trial
by geertjan published 20-11-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: ,
Local trade unionists condemn GAP for refusing to attend.
Located in News / / 11 / 20
Swooning over fashion?
by geertjan published 18-09-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:50 — filed under: , ,
The Clean Clothes Campaign started a Europe-wide campaign called No More Excuses to demand companies pay sweatshop workers in Cambodia enough to lift them out of poverty. Campaigners in 11 European countries will work together to call on popular brands to pay a living wage to workers. You can help!
Located in News / / 09 / 18
Statement CCC on Bangladesh
by geertjan published 20-06-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: , ,
CCC is gravely worried about the violent repression of garment workers and their labour leaders in Ashulia in Bangladesh.
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Wage increases in Cambodia!
by geertjan published 15-03-2011 last modified 25-04-2013 13:25 — filed under: ,
After months of intense struggle, unions and employers reached an agreement to increase wages in Cambodia. The agreement follows months of unprecedented labour activism. In Cambodia, a rapidly growing garment industry has become the most important industrial sector and income-earner.
Located in News / / 03 / 15
Wages: a living wage and severance pay
by geertjan published 14-11-2012 last modified 01-10-2013 15:12 — filed under: , ,
If they think these wages are enough, they should try to live on them for a month and then decide whether they’re OK. • Pakistani factory worker, 18
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File PDF document Stitching a Decent Wage Across Borders: The Asia Floor Wage Proposal
by Paul Roeland last modified 13-01-2016 14:41 — filed under: , ,
All garment workers in Asia need a wage increase. But often, when workers struggle to improve their wages and conditions in one country, companies relocate to another country, where wages and conditions are lower. So workers are afraid to fight for better wages, because they might lose their jobs. This report from 2009 outlines the proposal for a basic wage for all workers in Asia.
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File PDF document Lets Clean Up Fashion: The state of pay behind the UK high street
by Paul Roeland last modified 19-01-2016 11:42 — filed under: ,
For over a decade, consumers, workers and campaigners have been calling on fashion brands to make sure the workers who produce the clothes they sell are paid a living wage. At the start of 2006, Labour Behind the Label decided it was time to check in with the fashion industry, to see what progress has been made. This report from September 2006 presents the results of the investigation, revealing who is - and isn’t - doing what.
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