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  • July 16, 2020

    The Europe Floor Wage Benchmark

    A Living Wage in Central, East and South-East Europe

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  • June 26, 2020

    MODEL ARBITRATION CLAUSES FOR THE RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES UNDER ENFORCEABLE BRAND AGREEMENTS

    Drawing from lessons learned in the implementation of agreements such as the Bangladesh Accord and the Fair Food programme, CCC, ILRF, GLJ and WRC developed model arbitration clauses addressing the challenge of resolving disputes among parties concerning their interpretation and application of a binding agreement. This document proposes dispute resolution mechanism for Enforceable Brand Agreements that aim to be fair, affordable, enforceable, efficient and transparent.

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  • June 24, 2020

    Joint letter to Commissioner Reynders

    45 CSOs underline the need for robust EU mandatory due diligence and directors' duties legislation in a joint letter to Commissioner Reynders (June 2020).

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  • April 23, 2020

    Exploitation made in Europe

    Germany is one of the world’s largest importers and exporters of garments. German fashion brands and retailers are the primary buyers of fashion items from Ukraine and Bulgaria, as well as the second most important buyers from Croatia and Serbia. For this study, workers from different suppliers of German brands and retailers in Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia and Bulgaria were interviewed.

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  • April 23, 2020

    Civil Society European Strategy for Sustainable Textiles

    A non-official (or "shadow) proposal for an ambitious and integrated EU strategy, a collaborative effort of a coalition of over 60 civil society organisations

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  • April 15, 2020

    Made In Japan report

    Report on migrant garment workers in Japan’s state-supported Technical Internship Training Program (TITP) are subjected to widespread labour violations including poverty pay, debt bondage, enforced overtime, and inadequate and crowded living and working conditions, and fears grow for their safety during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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  • March 27, 2020

    Who Will Bail Out The Workers That Make Our Clothes?

    The economic repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic are colossal in scale and global in scope. The world’s wealthy countries are poised to spend trillions of dollars to shore up the income of their workers and to rescue their corporations. A vital question remains unanswered: who is going to rescue the workers who toil in the global supply chains of many of those corporations? These workers, like ones who make the clothes and shoes we wear, are among the hardest hit by the economic catastrophe of Covid-19.

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  • February 24, 2020

    Joint civil society response to the European Commission study into supply chain due diligence

    Nine civil society organisations and networks strongly welcome the findings from the European Commission’s study on due diligence requirements through the supply chain released in February 2020. Download the European Commission study on due diligence requirements through the supply chain at https://op.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/8ba0a8fd-4c83-11ea-b8b7-01aa75ed71a1/language-en.

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  • February 20, 2020

    International community urges Cambodian government to take action: response to the EU's partial GSP withdrawal

    This statement by CCC, Dutch trade union federation CNV and FNV, Fair Wear Foundation, ETI, Modint and Inretail comments on the European Union's decision to partially and temporarily suspend preferential tariffs the Government of Cambodia enjoyed. This decision comes at the end of years of concerns raised by the international community.

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  • December 23, 2019

    Will women workers benefit from living wages? A gender-sensitive approach to living wage benchmarking in global garment and footwear supply chains

    The global garment and footwear industry relies heavily on the work of women, who represent up to 80% of its global workforce. The current living wage debate presents both opportunities and risks for the millions of women workers in this industry. This paper argues that it is imperative to adopt a gender-sensitive approach in the living wage discourse, and to look at the implications that such an approach has on the methodology of calculating a living wage and on the measures to implement it.

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