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Past WRC Board Members in Key Posts at US Labor Department

July 22, 2021
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To: WRC Affiliate Universities and Colleges From: Scott Nova Date: July 22, 2021 Re: Past WRC Board Members in Key Posts at US Labor Department I am very glad to share the news that WRC Board Member Julie Su was confirmed by the US Senate last week as Deputy United States Secretary of Labor, the number…

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Final Reminder: Register for Apparel Supply Chain Webinar Tomorrow!

July 20, 2021
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Last Chance: Register Today! Please join the WRC tomorrow for an overview of the supply chains that produce university logo apparel, featuring a presentation by WRC field and headquarters staff, and for an opportunity to ask all your questions about workers’ rights and university supply chains. This webinar is open to all staff and licensing…

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Despite Growing Evidence, China Denies Uyghur ‘Forced Labor’

July 16, 2021
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Reports of forced labor are driving brands to abandon Chinese cotton

July 18, 2021
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RMG factories owe $844m in wages to workers

July 20, 2021
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“My children don’t have food. I can withstand this hunger, but they cannot.”

June 16, 2020
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The pandemic represents an unprecedented economic calamity for workers who make university logo products. Across the globe, factories have suspended or dismissed workers in the hundreds and thousands, often with little or no compensation. This includes many factories making collegiate goods. This report includes portraits of six workers at collegiate factories, drawing on workers’ own words to illuminate the impact on their families. Most of these workers are no longer able to buy sufficient food for their children.

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Join Us and Bring a Colleague: University Apparel Supply Chains 101

July 15, 2021
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We invite you to join the WRC for an overview of the supply chains that produce university logo apparel. Bring all the questions you’ve never had a chance to ask—and a colleague who wants to learn more about universities’ crucial role in protecting the rights of supply chain workers! This webinar is open to all…

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Global brands, global exploitation

November 2, 2020
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What’s Going On in Xinjiang and How It Impacts Fashion

July 14, 2021
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Are your favourite fashion brands using forced labour?

July 14, 2021
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