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Victoria’s Secret financed ‘historic’ pay-out

Country: Thailand
Issues: Wage Theft

Thai Workers Win Historic $8.3 Million in Back Pay, Financed by Victoria’s Secret

Country: Thailand
Issues: Wage Theft

More than 1,250 Thai workers who sewed bras for Victoria’s Secret, Lane Bryant, and Torrid—and who were fired in 2021 without their legally mandated severance—have received $8.3 million in compensation.

Back Pay Secured for Workers Denied Wages at Indonesian Factory Decorating Collegiate Goods for adidas, Columbia Sportswear, Fanatics

Country: Indonesia
Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft

To: WRC Affiliate Universities and Colleges From: Rola Abimourched and Bent Gehrt Date: May 2, 2022 Re: Back Pay Secured for Workers Denied Wages at Indonesian Factory Decorating Collegiate Goods for adidas, Columbia Sportswear, Fanatics This case brief discusses the Worker Rights Consortium’s investigation and the remediation of violations of labor law and university codes…

Fashion brands said ‘never again’ but women are still being exploited in supply chains

Country: Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Issues: COVID-19, Freedom of Association Violations, Gender-based Violence and Discrimination, Safety Accords, Wage Theft

Update on Hong Seng Knitting (Thailand)

Country: Thailand
Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft

To: WRC Affiliate Universities and Colleges From: Scott Nova Date: April 19, 2022 Re: Update on Hong Seng Knitting (Thailand) A number of affiliate universities have contacted the WRC in the last few weeks seeking updated information concerning unpaid wages at Hong Seng Knitting, a Thai supplier of university logo apparel to Nike. In light…

Hong Seng Knitting

Country: Thailand
Issues: Wage Theft, Wrongful Termination

The WRC engaged with this factory in 2012-2013 and again in 2020-2021 regarding separate issues.

KGG Garments, Plc

Country: Ethiopia
Issues: Wage Theft

The WRC has secured a commitment from the university licensee, Cutter & Buck, to provide the equivalent of more than four months’ wages to over 1,300 workers, to remedy violations of law at a factory in Ethiopia producing university logo apparel. The breaches of law—nonpayment of legally mandated severance and terminal benefits—were committed by KGG…