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Campaigners urge fashion brands to support minimum wage increase
by geertjan published 27-02-2013 last modified 24-04-2013 11:48 — filed under: ,
Cambodian garment workers union calls for $150 monthly minimum wage.
Located in News / / 02 / 28
European activists detained by Cambodian police at garment protest
by geertjan published 10-03-2013 last modified 24-04-2013 11:43 — filed under: , ,
Police detained five activists from the Clean Clothes Campaign last Tuesday who were meeting workers at a protest outside a clothing factory near Phnom Penh. The workers were on strike because 41 workers had been illegally dismissed for unionizing. While striking the workers have faced police brutality and seven have been beaten by company affiliated thugs using a stick with nails in it.
Located in News / / 03 / 11
'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
News flash: 21 Cambodians refused bail
by emma published 11-02-2014 — filed under: ,
Clean Clothes Campaign expresses bitter disappointment and continues the fight for their immediate release.
Located in News / / 02 / 11
Cambodian garment workers commence strike for a living wage
by emma published 17-04-2014 last modified 17-04-2014 11:47 — filed under: , ,
Today, thousands of garment workers in Cambodia will stay at home as part of a new series of actions to demand of a living wage.
Located in News / / 04 / 17
Cambodian garment workers demand higher minimum wage
by emma published 16-09-2014 last modified 16-09-2014 15:06 — filed under: , ,
H&M among the leading clothing brands urged to show leadership and commitment to achieving a living wage
Located in News / / 09 / 17
Global brands leave Cambodian workers fainting over fashion
by Mirjam van Heugten published 10-12-2015 — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
On International Human Rights Day, labour network Clean Clothes Campaign joins more than 25 countries in a global call on major brands such as H&M, GAP, Levi's and Inditex to make sure Cambodian workers receive US$177 as a first step towards a living wage.
Located in News / / 12 / 10
H&M's sustainability promises will not deliver a living wage
by Mirjam van Heugten published 09-04-2015 — filed under: , , , , , ,
Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) is today calling on H&M to show evidence to back up its 'fair living wage' claims, following the release of a new Sustainability Report. The campaign says that making marketing capital from workers' poverty with little evidence of change is unethical and stands to slow down progress in the industry.
Located in News / / 04 / 09
Labour rights violations in H&M's "best in class" supplier factories in Cambodia
by Christie Miedema published 23-09-2016 last modified 23-09-2016 06:55 — filed under: , , ,
Working conditions in garment factories in Cambodia supplying H&M are far from decent even in those that H&M considers to be «best in class». This is the conclusion of a report released by Cambodian NGO Center for Alliance of Labor & Human Rights (CENTRAL) and Future In Our Hands, which represents Clean Clothes Campaign in Norway. The report «When ‘best’ is far from good enough» is based on interviews with workers and describes labour rights violations in four of H&M’s key suppliers in Cambodia.
Located in News / / 09 / 22
M&S, Bonmarché and Nygård should compensate Cambodian workers after factory closure
by Christie Miedema published 11-07-2017 last modified 11-07-2017 07:50 — filed under: , , ,
The sudden closure of a garment factory linked to UK and Canadian brands has left 208 workers in Cambodia without jobs, salaries or compensation. A year later these workers, largely women, are still fighting for justice and are in a desperate situation. As they stitched clothes for UK brands Marks and Spencer and Bonmarché, as well as Canadian brand Nygård, the workers are demanding that these companies take responsibility and give them the legally due payments that their supplier failed to provide.
Located in News / / 07 / 11