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March 28, 2023
Apparel brands must ensure workers in Turkey are paid and kept safe
The devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria last month affected a region in Turkey with a large amount of textile and garment production. International brands sourcing from the area, together with factory owners and the Turkish government, must ensure that workers don't face additional financial hardship on top of the suffering inflicted by the earthquake. We call upon brands and retailers to pay their suppliers on time; to ensure workers receive their full, regular wages (or severance in the case of layoffs); and to make sure factories are not reopened until they are verified as safe.
March 8, 2023
Adidas’ profits blunder ignores rights violations on International Women’s Day
Adidas celebrates International Women's Day by ignoring the violations against women workers in their supply chain and focusing on their profits.
March 7, 2023
Ongoing union busting at adidas' Myanmar supplier
Adidas considers the Pou Chen case 'resolved' however there are reports of ongoing union busting at the factory.
March 2, 2023
Labour rights organisations urge brands to take responsibility for their workers in Sri Lanka
A new research brief published by Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) reveals that workers in Sri Lanka have not been receiving the full Emergency Relief Allowances meant to alleviate their desperate situation in the wake of the current severe economic crisis in the country. The brief calls on major brands sourcing from Sri Lanka to take responsibility for their workers’ survival as well as their right to organise and to decent labour standards.
February 16, 2023
More than 30 major fashion brands commit to factory safety in Pakistan
Today, exactly one month since the start of the sign on process for the Pakistan Accord, a binding safety programme based on the model of the lifesaving International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry, 33 have signed on to the programme, which means the programme will cover over 300 factories.
January 30, 2023
Solidarity with workers in Myanmar on the second anniversary of attempted coup
Updated demands to international brands sourcing from Myanmar, in light of the ongoing violence and repression by the military junta.
January 15, 2023
Activists’ high-profile hoax highlights adidas' hypocrisy
Yesterday (Monday 16th), in a high-profile hoax, stunt activists The Yes Men, working with Clean Clothes Campaign, highlighted adidas' hypocrisy when it comes to garment workers' rights. It began with a surprise announcement from ‘adidas’, detailing their bold new plan to prioritise and protect workers’ rights.
December 19, 2022
Tesco and Intertek face claims of forced labour and debt bondage at garment factory in Thailand
A landmark legal case is being brought by garment workers against Tesco and social auditing firm Intertek for negligence and against Tesco for unjust enrichment.
December 14, 2022
Labour rights organisations hail advent of the Pakistan Accord
Expansion of binding international health and safety pact will save garment workers’ lives. The Pakistan Accord, a legally enforceable health and safety agreement between unions and fashion brands announced today, will provide vital new protections for Pakistan’s garment and textile workers.
December 9, 2022
Living Wage: An animation
Animated film “Living Wage” explores injustice in global supply chains and emphasizes the need for fair wages.
December 5, 2022
Pakistani unionists on advocacy tour in Europe call for worker-centred safety approach and strong due diligence laws
Representatives of Pakistani unions have today started an advocacy tour in Brussels, The Hague and Amsterdam to meet policy-makers and other stakeholders to discuss the need for strong supply chain legislation and a binding country level programme to safeguard garment and textile workers’ rights to decent working conditions.
November 24, 2022
A decade after Bangladesh’s most deadly factory fires, brands like Walmart still ignore workers’ safety
Today, garment workers in Bangladesh mark a decade since the most deadly garment factory in the country’s history in the Tazreen Fashions factory. On this day, we pause to remember, and pledge to continue the struggle for workplace safety and justice for injured and killed workers in Bangladesh and beyond.
November 14, 2022
The need for a strong Pakistan Accord is urgent and immediate, safety data show
A Clean Clothes Campaign brief that was launched today shows that deadly safety incidents and violations occur regularly in Pakistani supplier factories to major brands. These incidents highlight the immediate need for a strong expansion of the International Accord on Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry to Pakistan, as garment worker unions in Pakistan have been calling for since 2018.
November 4, 2022
Protests in 38 cities demand adidas end its long legacy of workers' rights abuses
While adidas was busy stalling on actingon antisemitism, the workers who make adidas products were in the streets demanding an end to pervasive wage theft and union-busting.
October 24, 2022
Workers take part in Global Week of Action against adidas!
This week workers globally are demanding adidas negotiate with unions in actions taking place in over 20 cities, including Berlin, Los Angeles, Milan, and Dhaka. Workers in their supply chain are still owed millions in unpaid wages and severange since the pandemic.
October 20, 2022
Unions fight repression in Sri Lanka
In recent months, the Sri Lankan government increased its repression amidst an economic and political crisis, sending in the army on workers protesting peacefully. Today our partners Free Trade Zones & General Services Employees Union together with the National Labour Advisory Council Trade union Collective are holding a members rally at the Public Library in Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo.
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