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Webinar for Licensees on Uyghur Forced Labor

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To: WRC Affiliate Universities and Colleges From: Scott Nova and Ben Hensler Date: October 21, 2020 Re: Webinar for Licensees on Uyghur Forced Labor We want to share with you that the WRC will be hosting a webinar this Friday for university licensees concerning the forced labor crisis in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (“Uyghur…

Fashion’s Forced Labor Test in Xinjiang

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Issues: Forced Labor

Xinjiang Update: US House Passes Import Ban

Country: China
Issues: Forced Labor

September 23, 2020 Dear Colleagues, In an overwhelming bipartisan vote, the US House of Representatives yesterday passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, which effectively bans the import of apparel and other products with content from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). The bill was a focus of last week’s hearing on forced labor in…

US House Votes to Ban Forced Labor Goods from Uyghur Region

Country: China
Issues: Forced Labor

Worker Rights Consortium— a member of Coalition to End Forced Labour in the Uyghur Region — Calls Congressional Action “A High-Decibel Wake Up Call for Apparel Brands Complicit in Forced Labor”

Coalition to End Uyghur Forced Labour Testifies before Congress

Country: China
Issues: Forced Labor

Representatives from the Coalition to End Uyghur Forced Labour testified before the House Ways & Means Committee on Thursday, September 17, 2020. The Campaign for Uyghurs, the Worker Rights Consortium, and the AFL-CIO provided testimony to members of Congress on why apparel brands must divest from the Xinjiang Region of China. Supply chains of most…