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Call to protect garment workers from COVID

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Issues: COVID-19, Health & Safety Violations

RMG factories owe $844m in wages to workers

Country: Bangladesh
Issues: COVID-19

Brands Face New Pressure on Labour Rights

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Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft

Report: Major buyers failed to ensure workers’ wages amid pandemic

Country: Bangladesh
Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft

K.P. Textil

Country: Guatemala
Issues: COVID-19, Health & Safety Violations

The WRC investigated a May 2020 outbreak of Covid-19 at K.P. Textil that resulted in one-third of the factory’s employees contracting the virus and, unfortunately, led to the death of one worker.  Following the WRC’s engagement with factory buyers AEO Inc. and Gap, Inc., these buyers confirmed that factory management took appropriate remedial action with…

WRC Case Brief: K.P. Textil (Guatemala)

Country: Guatemala
Issues: COVID-19, Health & Safety Violations

To: WRC Affiliate Universities and Colleges From: Scott Nova, Tara Mathur, and Ben Hensler Date: June 25, 2021 Re: WRC Case Brief: K.P. Textil (Guatemala) This is a brief summary of the WRC’s engagement with American Eagle Outfitters (AEO, Inc.), the parent company of the university licensee, Tailgate, and the retailer, Gap, Inc., following an…