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News flash: violent crackdown of Tuba protest Bangladesh
by Mirjam van Heugten published 05-08-2014 last modified 11-08-2014 09:57 — filed under: , , , , ,
Update 11 August 2014 - Last Sunday, after 14 days of hunger strike, the Tuba group workers received their three months wages. The remaining demands still stand. Earlier that weekend, all arrested union leaders had been released.
Located in News / / 08 / 05
Bangladesh factory fire: brands accused of criminal negligence
by geertjan published 25-11-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:50 — filed under: , ,
The Clean Clothes Campaign, along with trade unions and labour rights organisations in Bangladesh and around the world is calling for immediate action from international brands following yesterday's fire in Dhaka Bangladesh, which cost the lives over one hundred garment workers.
Located in News / / 11 / 25
In Memoriam Korshed Alam, August 18, 1966 - November 17, 2012
by geertjan published 19-11-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: , ,
It is with great shock and grief that Clean Clothes Campaign has learned of the sudden death of our dear friend and fellow activist Korshed Alam, Executive Director of Alternative Movement for Resources and Freedom Society (AMRF) in Bangladesh.
Located in News / / 11 / 19
Large public procurer in Norway publicly supports dismissed Thai workers
by geertjan published 18-10-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:50 — filed under: , , ,
The South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, the largest public procurer in the health sector in Norway, publicly supports a number of dismissed Thai workers at Mölnlycke Health Care (Thailand) Ltd. The company which produces hospital gowns sacked 22 unionized workers in September 2011 following their participation in what the gown manufacturer describes as an 'illegal strike'.
Located in News / / 10 / 18
Call on Gap to protect Bangladeshi workers' lives
by geertjan published 26-10-2012 last modified 23-01-2014 09:20 — filed under: , , , ,
Since 2006 at least 500 Bangladeshi garment workers have died in factory fires while sewing clothing for giant fashion companies, like Gap and H&M. Future tragic deaths could be prevented if companies like Gap would follow the lead of brands like Tommy Hilfiger and the German retailer Tchibo, by agreeing to a fire safety program that includes really independent inspections, mandatory repairs and renovations of safety hazards, a central role for workers and unions, transparency and binding commitments to protect workers.
Located in News / / 10 / 26
Statement Regarding Gap’s Refusal to Agree to a Fire Safety Program in Bangladesh
by geertjan published 26-10-2012 last modified 29-04-2013 15:40 — filed under: , , ,
Gap Inc. has refused to participate in a comprehensive fire safety program, to which two other major apparel brands have already committed, to address the deadly working conditions at its supplier factories in Bangladesh.
Located in News / / 10 / 26
Brands and management fail to resolve Bratex dispute
by geertjan published 22-10-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: , , ,
CCC calls on Bratex management and buyers Fruit of the Loom and Viania to resolve a dispute in the factory, which has been ongoing for more than two years. Sri Lankan supplier Bratex has yet to come to an agreement with workers, meaning 31 workers remain without jobs, and workers' demands in relation to wages, bonuses and freedom of association have still not been met. The year long investigation of the Fair Labor Association FLA has failed to produce any results.
Located in News / / 10 / 22
Global brands should ensure garment worker safety
by geertjan published 12-09-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:50 — filed under: , ,
CCC mourns the senseless deaths of at least 250 garment workers who perished in three factory fires in Pakistan and Russia this week.
Located in News / / 09 / 12
Don't blame the whistle-blower: Mirrai responsible for loss of orders
by geertjan published 08-08-2012 last modified 29-04-2013 15:43 — filed under: ,
Clean Clothes Campaign and IndustriALL reproach the Employers' Federation of Ceylon for lashing out at the trade union FTZGSEU.
Located in News / / 08 / 08
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.
Located in News / / 06 / 21