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Sweeping Minimum Wage Violations in Karnataka, India

Country: India
Issues: Wage Theft

To: WRC Affiliate Universities and Colleges From: Scott Nova and Ben Hensler Date: October 14, 2021 Re: Sweeping Minimum Wage Violations in Karnataka, India The WRC has identified a case of systemic wage theft in India, involving at least one significant university licensee—Columbia Sportswear—and many other leading apparel brands. We are engaging with brands to seek…

Premium Apparel

Country: Haiti
Issues: Abuse and Harassment, Freedom of Association Violations, Wage Theft

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. 

Brands Face New Pressure on Labour Rights

Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft

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

Country: Bangladesh
Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft

$1.3 Million Wage Theft from Salvadoran Workers Who Made Disney/ABC-licensed Grey’s Anatomy Scrubs for Barco Uniforms

Country: El Salvador
Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft

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…

Global rights groups for TRIPS waiver to protect RMG workers from Covid-19

Country: Bangladesh
Issues: COVID-19, Health & Safety Violations, Wage Theft