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NGO Signatories to Bangladesh Accord Welcome New Binding Worker Safety Agreement

August 25, 2021
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Labor rights groups say “every brand that values workers’ lives” will sign the International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry Today, apparel brands and labor unions announced agreement on a new International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry, thereby preserving, extending, and expanding the model…

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Premium Apparel

August 24, 2021
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nearly all of whom were union leaders and activists at factory. The dismissals occurred in July 2020 following a nonviolent protest in support of workers who were sent home without pay, after being called in to work on the promise of a day’s wage. 

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Sweatshops Won’t Help the World’s Poor, but Unions Could

September 15, 2021
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$1.3 Million Wage Theft from Salvadoran Workers Who Made Disney and Grey’s Anatomy Scrubs

June 2, 2021
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One year after the factory closed, workers are still owed an estimated $1.3 million The Industrias Florenzi factory in San Salvador, El Salvador, dismissed its 210 workers in the first half of 2020, finally ceasing operations in July. One year later, however, workers still have not been paid the $1.3 million in terminal compensation which…

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Call to extend new safety Accord to Pakistan

September 10, 2021
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U.S. cracks down on imported goods made by Uyghurs and other victims of forced labor

September 6, 2021
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How your favorite jeans might be fueling a human rights crisis

September 3, 2021
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New call to action for protecting garment workers in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

September 3, 2021
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Brands urged to ensure safety of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh garment workers

September 2, 2021
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Call to protect garment workers from COVID

August 31, 2021
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