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  • January 24, 2021

    Live-blog: How the Coronavirus affects garment workers in supply chains

    This blog aims to collect daily information about how the new Coronavirus COVID-19 is influencing garment workers' rights in supply chains around the world. It will be updated as new information comes in from media and the Clean Clothes Campaign global network. Information is posted as it comes in from the network and cannot always be double-checked.

  • January 21, 2021

    Fashioning justice: Clean Clothes Campaign’s latest publication calls for mandatory and comprehensive human rights due diligence

  • January 20, 2021

    Wage Forward: Break the poverty chain.

    A broad coalition of unions, worker centres, NGOs and other advocates have come together to develop and advance a proposal for a legally binding and enforceable wage agreement in order to achieve Living Wages as standard in the Global Garment Industry.

  • December 31, 2020

    December 2020 Covid blog

    This blog aims to collect daily information about how the new Coronavirus COVID-19 is influencing garment workers' rights in supply chains around the world. It will be updated as new information comes in from media and the Clean Clothes Campaign global network. Information is posted as it comes in from the network and cannot always be double-checked.

  • December 11, 2020

    Faulty Pakistan factory audit: Italian social auditor RINA yet again disregards families harmed by textile factory fire

    Italian social auditing company RINA Services S.p.A. has refused to take responsibility for the faulty certification of a garment factory in Karachi (Pakistan) in which over 250 people died. Pakistani survivor and labour rights organisations together with European allies had filed a complaint at the Italian OECD National Contact Point in September 2018.

  • December 4, 2020

    US ban cotton imports from XinJiang region

    Call on your local government to #EndUyghurForcedLabour and create stronger human rights due diligence legislation. Stop brands like Zara profiting from #ForcedLabourFashion.

  • December 3, 2020

    Croatian state’s Coronavirus-support subsidises premium German brand Olymp

    Croatian garment factory Orljava has been producing for Olymp, their main buyer, for 50 years. However, it is only now, having received government aid in response to Coronavirus, that the supplier is able to pay their workers' wages in accordance with the law.

  • November 30, 2020

    November 2020 Covid blog

    This blog aims to collect daily information about how the new Coronavirus COVID-19 is influencing garment workers' rights in supply chains around the world. It will be updated as new information comes in from media and the Clean Clothes Campaign global network. Information is posted as it comes in from the network and cannot always be double-checked.

  • November 25, 2020

    End GBV - Ratify ILO 190

    Preventing violence and harassment against women at work is vital in a time of crisis. CCC calls on the European Council to ratify ILO C190 to protect women from gender based violence.

  • November 23, 2020

    Survivors of deadly garment factory fire continue to fight for full justice

    Eight years ago today, a fire in the Tazreen Fashions factory in Bangladesh trapped hundreds of workers in a building without fire exits. At least 112 workers died and many more were injured for life after jumping from upper floors. Despite receiving compensation for medical costs and loss of income per international standards, full justice is still outstanding, and a group of severely injured workers spend their days protesting to ask attention for their destitution.

  • November 16, 2020

    Global campaign confronts H&M, Primark, and Nike with unpaid workers’ voices

    The Clean Clothes Campaign global network will put pressure on apparel companies to take responsibility for worker wages in their supply chains with a global week of action. Actions in dozens of locations around the world will amplify the voices of workers whose wages were cut or jobs disappeared without compensation during the pandemic.

  • November 11, 2020

    Tesco and Starbucks take action in exploited Burmese migrant garment worker case, but where are Disney and NBC Universal?

    26 Burmese migrant garment workers are legally-owed 3.46 million Thai baht (approx. $110,000) in compensation for the exploitation they suffered while making products for Disney, NBC Universal, Starbucks, and Tesco. They received only 1 million baht from the factory owner. Tesco has taken action and paid more than a quarter of the outstanding amount owed to the workers and Starbucks has committed to paying. Disney and NBC Universal have yet to pay up to ensure these workers receive all the money owed to them.

  • November 2, 2020

    C&A finally pays orders placed before the pandemic

    Months into the pandemic, clothing giant C&A has agreed to pay in full for orders placed before the pandemic hit. This decision followed a public campaign by the Clean Clothes Campaign together with a broad range of other labour rights groups united behind the hashtag #PayUp.

  • October 31, 2020

    October 2020 Covid blog

    This blog aims to collect daily information about how the new Coronavirus COVID-19 is influencing garment workers' rights in supply chains around the world. It will be updated as new information comes in from media and the Clean Clothes Campaign global network. Information is posted as it comes in from the network and cannot always be double-checked.

  • October 28, 2020

    Tell Disney, Starbucks and NBCUniversal there's no magic in poverty wages

    Tell Disney, Starbucks, and NBCUniversal they can write a happy ending for the story of 26 Burmese migrant workers in Thailand. These workers are legally owed approximately <strong>$110.000 USD</strong>, which is close to nothing for three of the biggest companies in the world, with a combined market value of $509.7 billion. Join us and sign the petition!

  • October 26, 2020

    Can the garment industry’s most important safety programme stay on course?

    In a public brief published this week, witness signatories to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh express their concern about the ability of this vital programme to monitor and improve the safety of Bangladeshi garment factories. 150 days since the Bangladesh-based operations of the programme were taken over by the Ready-Made-Garment Sustainability Council (RSC), this new body has not yet been able to prove that it can credibly ensure that signatories meet the obligations of the binding Accord agreement.

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