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$28.6 Million in Back Pay Commitments for Indian Garment Workers

Published: March 2, 2022

March 2, 2022 Dear Colleagues, We are writing to inform you of further historic progress in the WRC’s efforts to correct the refusal of apparel suppliers in India, including a leading producer of university logo goods, to pay the legal minimum wage. This systematic violation deprived 400,000 workers in India’s Karnataka State of more than…

80,000 Shahi Exports Workers Will Finally Get Their Back Pay

Published: February 2, 2022

In a major breakthrough in the efforts of the Garment and Textile Workers’ Union in Karnataka, India, the Worker Rights Consortium, and a growing list of labor rights advocates, to address the refusal of suppliers in Karnataka to pay the legal minimum wage—a violation that has affected 400,000 workers, who are collectively owed nearly $60 million—Shahi Exports,…

Collegiate Supplier to Pay Back Wages to 80,000 Workers

Published: February 2, 2022

February 2, 2022 Dear Colleagues, We are writing to inform you of a major breakthrough in the WRC’s efforts to address the refusal of suppliers across a major apparel producing region of India to pay the legal minimum wage, a violation that, as we have communicated to you previously, is affecting 400,000 workers, who are…