Garment workers

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‘Worst fashion wage theft’: workers go hungry as Indian suppliers to top UK brands refuse to pay minimum wage
Shortfall of 16p a day leaves children living on just rice as suppliers to Nike, Zara and H&M in Karnataka underpay by estimated £41m

Annie Kelly

16, Dec, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Primark yet to sign new accord on Bangladesh garment workers’ safety
Primark, Next and JD Sports among those yet to sign legally binding replacement to 2013 deal

Sarah Butler

01, Sep, 2021 @6:10 PM

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Fashion brands sign new deal on Bangladesh garment workers’ safety
Campaigners and union leaders praise accord, which replaces one agreed after 2013 Rana Plaza fire

Lauren Cochrane

26, Aug, 2021 @12:40 PM

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‘They fear the factory can’t last’: pandemic takes local fashion from boom to bust in Sydney
In Australia, garment manufacturing is powered by a workforce fearful of catching Covid. In what should be a busy time, factories now stand empty

Lucianne Tonti

25, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Act now to stop garment workers being abused | Letters
Letters: A watchdog for the clothing trade is urgently needed to protect vulnerable workers around the world, argues Fiona Gooch


30, Jul, 2021 @4:07 PM

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Top fashion brands face legal challenge over garment workers’ rights in Asia
Pan-Asian labour rights group launches groundbreaking attempt to hold global labels accountable for alleged rights violations during pandemic

Annie Kelly

09, Jul, 2021 @10:21 AM

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‘Wage theft’ in Primark, Nike and H&M supply chain – report
No laws were broken but brands failed to ensure workers were paid properly during the pandemic, says Clean Clothes Campaign

Sarah Johnson

02, Jul, 2021 @3:47 PM

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Woman shot dead in Lesotho as factory workers’ clashes with police escalate
Trade unions say they have lost control of protests over pay as employers cite impact of Covid for restraint

Silence Charumbira in Maseru

28, May, 2021 @12:40 PM

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Boohoo is ready to party but investors may not be as keen
Now the owner of many high street names, the group will have to work hard to live down last year’s factory conditions scandal

01, May, 2021 @11:05 PM

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UK considers clothing trade adjudicator to tackle labour abuses
Proposal by MPs is one of several measures being considered to improve working conditions

Sarah Butler

22, Apr, 2021 @1:18 PM

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‘Bad apples have been exposed’: can a fairer fashion industry emerge from crisis?
Sustainable fashion campaigners reflect on the past year in fashion to mark Earth Day

As told to Ellie Violet Bramley

22, Apr, 2021 @8:35 AM

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Boohoo severs ties with hundreds of UK manufacturers after critical review
Fashion group publishes details of its 78 remaining suppliers and says it has banned subcontracting

Sarah Butler

25, Mar, 2021 @2:02 PM

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