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  • September 20, 2022

    Facility checker now avaliable on Fashion Checker

    New data and a new facility checker have been added to the fashion supply chain transparency tool, Fashion Checker. Learn more about what brands' commitments to paying a living wage to their suppliers really means for garment workers.

  • September 13, 2022

    Out of sight - Informal employment in the garment industry.

    A new report on informal employment in the garment industry by Clean Clothes Campaign Turkey: Working without social security is “ordinary” for a garment worker, and retirement is beyond their wildest dreams.

  • September 7, 2022

    Deadly safety hazards in Pakistani factories supplying H&M, C&A, Bestseller, and Zara

    10 years after more than 250 people died in the Ali Enterprises fire in Pakistan – the deadliest factory fire ever in the global garment industry – deadly safety violations persist in factories supplying H&M, C&A, Bestseller, and Zara. A new report by Clean Clothes Campaign reveals these brands' attempts to delay the expansion of the International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry.

  • September 5, 2022

    Clean Clothes Podcast E4 - A living wage for all.

    How can we get fair pay in workers’ pockets, and replace poverty wages with a real living wage? What new tools can our campaigns use? Duration: 35 minutes.

  • July 26, 2022

    Emergency relief needed for Sri Lanka's economic crisis.

    Trade unions and worker rights organizations, including the Clean Clothes Campaign, Labour behind the Label, Maquila Solidarity Network, War on Want and Workers United have written a letter expressing their solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka.

  • July 21, 2022

    The toilsome history of Bangladesh’s new landmark Employment Injury Insurance (EII) scheme for garment workers

    Clean Clothes Campaign has written a timeline of the decade-long process of achieving an Employment Injury Insurance Scheme in Bangladesh. The memo exposes the arguments between brands and employers that lead to huge delays and highlights the need to continue campaigning to turn the pilot into a long-term reality.

  • July 19, 2022

    Good Clothes, Fair Pay campaign launched!

    A loud and clear call for explicit legislation securing payment of living wages in garment supply chains. Good Clothes, Fair Pay. Clean Clothes Campaign and other campaign organisations aim to collect one million signatures from European citizens to support the European Citizens Initiative (ECI) that calls for concrete measures to ensure workers in the garment industry are paid a living wage.

  • July 7, 2022

    Disappointing outcome of complaints procedure against C&A

    The complaint focused on C&A’s substandard efforts to tackle problems at a supplier in Myanmar, where the company had their clothes produced. In 2018, the management of the garment factory repressed the trade union that had just started. Our repeated attempts to get C&A to take action came to nothing.

  • July 4, 2022

    Clean Clothes Podcast E3 - Cracking corporate immunity

    In this episode, our contributors reflect on laws and regulations for holding brands and retailers accountable for violations of worker rights in the factories that supply them. Duration 30 minutes.

  • July 1, 2022

    Clean Clothes Campaign weekly blog: the workers behind the industry

    This blog aims to collect weekly information about the conditions of garment workers around the world; wage disputes, risks to their safety at work, discrimination, the impact of the cost of living, and how 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.

  • July 1, 2022

    A decade after deadly Ali Enterprises fire, Pakistan’s garment workers report shocking lack of fire exits

    New research from the Clean Clothes Campaign and Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research and Data (WISERD) at Cardiff University reveals the urgent need for expansion of the International Accord in Pakistan, a legally binding safety agreement to protect workers.

  • June 30, 2022

    June 2022 COVID blog

    This blog aims to collect weekly information about the conditions of garment workers around the world; wage disputes, risks to their safety at work, discrimination, the impact of the cost of living, and how 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.

  • June 21, 2022

    Historic victory on minimum wage win for workers in Pakistan's Sindh province

    Workers in one of Pakistan's major garment-producing regions win a 40% increase to the minimum wage.

  • June 16, 2022

    Turkish garment workers earn just a quarter of a living wage

    New research by CCC Turkey shows the urgent need for a living wage for garment workers as the legal minimum wage covers only one quarter of what is needed for essentials. 1,5 million workers in Turkey make garments for many global fashion brands, including: Adidas, Banana Republic, Benetton, Boohoo, C&A, Esprit, GAP, G-star, Hugo Boss, H&M, Inditex – Zara, Levi’s, Marks & Spencer, Next, Nike, Puma, Primark, Urban Outfitters, and VF.

  • May 31, 2022

    Major university study confirms need for fashion brands to sign a binding global agreement on severance

    A new study on alternative models for social protection for garment workers by Cornell University validates the proposed Pay Your Workers-Respect Labour Rights agreement.

  • May 31, 2022

    May 2022 COVID blog

    This blog aims to collect weekly information about the conditions of garment workers around the world; wage disputes, risks to their safety at work, discrimination, the impact of the cost of living, and how 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.

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