News from 2014

published 27-01-2016 11:23, last modified 24-04-2016 12:19

Tailored Wages – new report investigates clothing brands work on living wages.

31-03-2014 09:12

Survey of 50 leading clothing brands show they must do much more to ensure garment workers receive a wage they can live on.

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Survivors Rana Plaza collapse start claiming compensation

24-03-2014 15:19

From today, one month before the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, the families of the 1138 workers killed in the disaster and over a thousand workers left with life changing injuries can start registering claims for compensation to cover the financial losses and medical costs they suffered as a result.

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Take action: Make sure Benetton pays what they owe

Take action: Make sure Benetton pays what they owe
19-03-2014 13:34

We know that Benetton cares about what people think. They only signed the Accord last year following a million signature campaign demanding they did so. Now they are avoiding their obligation and are ignoring the plight of the Rana Plaza victims. Benetton must take responsibility now.

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Arrested union leader Vorn Pao speaks from prison

Arrested union leader Vorn Pao speaks from prison
11-03-2014 10:57

In December last year, violence against garment workers began after Cambodian unions called a national strike. Workers were demanding an increase in the minimum wage to USD 160 per month. As protests continued, the police and military responded with violence on January 2 and 3, killing at least 4 people and injuring almost 40. Among those who were arrested with violence is Vorn Pao, union leader of the Independent Democratic Informal Economy Association (IDEA). In February, he smuggled a letter out of prison.

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Labour Start launch petition calling on brands to Pay Up

31-03-2014 13:30

Global trade unions join Clean Clothes Campaign in the Pay Up campaign.

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Two more brands Pay Up!

Two more brands Pay Up!
05-03-2014 15:39

UK brand Bonmarche and French brand Camaieu have confirmed their contributions to the Rana Plaza Donor Trust Fund.

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Time for clothing brands to pay up!

Time for clothing brands to pay up!
24-02-2014 09:17

For Rana Plaza survivors, compensation is long overdue.

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Withdrawal Jack Wolfskin due to misconduct factory owner Busana, not union work

12-02-2014 16:40

Clean Clothes Campaign, Jack Wolfskin and the Fair Wear Foundation state that the withdrawal from the Busana Prima Global factory in Bogor, Indonesia was due to the lack of action from the factory owner to act upon labour right violations.

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News flash: 21 Cambodians refused bail

News flash: 21 Cambodians refused bail
11-02-2014 10:51

Clean Clothes Campaign expresses bitter disappointment and continues the fight for their immediate release.

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Free the 23!

Free the 23!
10-02-2014 11:17

Labour rights groups call for the immediate dropping of all charges against 23 Cambodian workers detained during wage protests in January.

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Free the 23!

Free the 23!
07-02-2014 16:16

Clean Clothes Campaign are joining with others around the world in a day of action calling on the Cambodian Government to immediately release the 23 men detained during wage protests at the start of 2014.

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Public Eye Awards 2014: Gap receives 'award of shame'

Public Eye Awards 2014: Gap receives 'award of shame'
23-01-2014 09:22

Today, the Berne Declaration (EvB) and Greenpeace Switzerland award American textile giant Gap the Public Eye Jury Award for their continuous refusal to contribute to effective reforms in the textile industry. The Public Eye Awards shine a light on the current and most serious cases of human rights violations and disregard for environmental protection and sustainability by corporations.

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Labour rights groups condemn violence against garment workers in Cambodia

Labour rights groups condemn violence against garment workers in Cambodia
13-01-2014 16:40

Groups call on global clothing brands to use their influence to achieve an end to repression against workers involved in wage protests and the resumption of good-faith wage negotiations.

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