News from 2012

published 27-01-2016 11:23, last modified 24-04-2016 12:21

Agreement reached with PVH on safety in Bangladeshi garment factories

Agreement reached with PVH on safety in Bangladeshi garment factories
24-04-2013 09:50

CCC, together with Bangladeshi and international labour rights groups and trade unions, have signed an Memorandum of Understanding with the US based company PVH (owner of Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein) to improve safety at their suppliers in Bangladesh.

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Stop Wage Theft Campaign

 Stop Wage Theft Campaign
24-04-2013 09:51

Many people can sympathize with the Robin Hood ‘stealing from the rich to give to the poor’ ideology, but in Haryana, India, the opposite is happening. Mazdoor Ekta Manch is seeking your support for their Stop Wage Theft campaign. Please sign their petition.

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Toying with workers' rights

24-04-2013 11:48

The International Olympic Committee are today under pressure to take a stand on sweatshop labour as a report showing widespread exploitation of workers producing merchandise for the London Olympic games is released.

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Updates from the Somyot trial in Thailand

 Updates from the Somyot trial in Thailand
25-04-2013 13:39

On January 16th, Somyot Prueksakasemsuk, editor of “Voice of Taksin” magazine, was brought to Nakornsawan Provincial Court for the third hearing of the prosecution witnesses. More than 40 supporters and family attended, including an international observer, John Maynard, the president of the Postal Workers Union of Australia, and long time friend of Somyot’s.

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Just Pay it: Wage compensation for Indonesian Nike workers

 Just Pay it: Wage compensation for Indonesian Nike workers
25-04-2013 13:37

After 11 months of negotiation, a Nike supplier factory has agreed to pay $1m to Indonesian workers for 593,468 hours of unpaid overtime.For the 4,500 workers the deal means that they receive an average of about US$ 220 each.

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