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fatalfashionFatal Fashion

The Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) and the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) have published a report analysing two recent factory fires in the export-oriented garment industry in Bangladesh and Pakistan in which more than 400 lives were lost. ‘Fatal fashion’ is an urgent...March 2013

iconHazardous workplaces: Making the Bangladesh Garment industry safe

The safety record of the Bangladesh garment industry is one of the worst in the world. This briefing aims to give an overview of what action needs to be taken by the different actors involved in order to improve the safety of garment factories in...February 2013

2012-11-22  ITUC-IndustriALL-CCC-UNI paper on Due Diligence and FoAITUC, IndustriALL, CCC and UNI submission to UN Working group on Business and Human Rights

On November 23d 2012, the International Trade Union Confederation, IndustriALL Global Union, the Clean Clothes Campaign and UNI Global Union, submitted the attached paper called “The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the human rights of workers to form or join trade...November 2012

CCC CLEC BetterFactories 29-8Report: 10 Years of the Better Factories Cambodia Project: A critical evaluation.

Better Factories Cambodia (BFC) is a monitoring program initiated by the ILO. It seeks to promote decent working conditions in the Cambodian garment industry. This report by Clean Clothes Campaign and Community Legal Education Center assesses the achievements and limitations of the BFC project. It...August 2012

Deadly Denim frontDeadly Denim - Sandblasting in the Bangladesh Garment Industry

Sandblasting has become the key method for finishing most modern jeans requiring that ‘worn-out’ look. Under the sandblasting process the denim is smoothed, shaped and cleaned by forcing abrasive particles across it at high speeds. The process is fast and cheap and demand for pre-worn denim...March 2012

false promisesFalse Promises - Migrant Workers in the Global Garment Industry

Hundreds of thousands of migrant workers are employed throughout garment and textile supply chains across Asia, Europe, North and South America and Africa.  They are subject to much of the same abuses as local workers. However, these abuses are compounded by the specific context in which...February 2012

09-12-Migrant_WorkersFalse Promises: Migrant Workers in the Global Garment Industry

Migrant workers are becoming an increasingly important part of the workforce within the global garment industry. These workers are in a particularly vulnerable position in terms of workplace exploitation – in addition to low pay and long working hours, they often experience debt bondage, threats of...December 2009

AFWStitching a Decent Wage Across Borders: The Asia Floor Wage Proposal

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...October 2009

cashing_in_frontCashing In - Giant Retailers, Purchasing Practices, and Working Conditions in the Garment Industry

Read “Cashing In” the CCC’s report on five top global retailers: Carrefour, Walmart, Tesco, Aldi, and Lidl, that sheds light on the poor working conditions where these discounters produce their clothes and takes the companies to task for failing to take sufficient action to address these...February 2009

altThe Structural Crisis of Labour Flexibility

Strategies and Prospects for Transnational Labour Organising in the Garment and Sportswear Industries The Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) was launched over 15 years ago. Much has been achieved in this period with regard to awareness raising, network building and a growing group of transnational corporations that...September 2008

Play Fair At The Olympics Report

Respect workers’ rights in the sportswear industry Download the report www. fairolympics. org In August 2004 the world’s athletes will gather in Athens for the Summer Olympic Games. Global sportswear firms will spend vast sums of money to associate their products with the Olympian ideal. Images of Olympic...March 2004

 
 

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