News from 2015

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UNIQLO under fire for factory closure after worker uprising

UNIQLO under fire for factory closure after worker uprising
03-12-2015 13:01

UNIQLO, one of Asia's biggest fashion brands, has come under fire this month after one of its Chinese supplier factories, Artigas Clothing and Leather, shut down without notice and denied workers severance and social insurance payments.

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Bangladeshi workers producing for Aldi in sit-in protest for owed wages

Bangladeshi workers producing for Aldi in sit-in protest for owed wages
23-07-2015 12:39

Over 1000 workers owed months of wages following illegal factory closure.

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Call for action after Chinese factory collapse

Call for action after Chinese factory collapse
13-07-2015 12:56

The Clean Clothes Campaign expresses sadness and anger at the news of a tragic loss of life at a shoe factory that collapsed in east China last Saturday, and sends its heartfelt condolences to all the families affected.

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Textile industry certificates more for show than safety

07-07-2015 10:39

BSCI complaint on TÜV Rheinland’s audit report for Rana Plaza manufacturer

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WE WON!! Rana Plaza workers get compensation

WE WON!! Rana Plaza workers get compensation
08-06-2015 16:22

The Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) is delighted to announce a major campaign victory with the confirmation that the Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund has finally met its target of $30 million, following a large anonymous donation.

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CCC calls for investigation after factory fire Philippines

CCC calls for investigation after factory fire Philippines
19-05-2015 14:50

Clean Clothes Campaign calls on the government of the Philipines to carry out a full and detailed investigation into the circumstances surrounding a fire at a Manila slipper factory, which killed at least 72 workers on May 13th 2015.

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The naked truth of H&M starts now

12-05-2015 09:58

Why not tell this season's bikini models to talk to H&M about living wages? : Dear Doutzen, you have recently modelled for the new bikini line of H&M. Congratulations with the beautiful pictures! But do you know where and under what conditions the bikinis of H&M are made?

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Free Somyot: 4 years in jail for 'insulting the king'

Free Somyot: 4 years in jail for 'insulting the king'
30-04-2015 07:51

Today it has been four years since Thai editor and labour rights activist Somyot Pruksakaemsuk was arrested and imprisoned in Thailand, based on the lèse majesté law. CCC is concerned for his health and calls for his immediate release.

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Rana Plaza: Global day action pushes brands to pay

Rana Plaza: Global day action pushes brands to pay
29-04-2015 15:57

The Rana Plaza Global Day of Action on April 24 pushed brands to contribute several millions for the survivors of the Rana Plaza factory collapse. A last minute initiative secured additional donations to the Rana Plaza compensation fund, but despite this US$2.7 million is still needed. Clean Clothes Campaign calls on brands to fill the remaining funding gap by May Day.

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Statement by the Clean Clothes Campaign on the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster:

Statement by the Clean Clothes Campaign on the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster:
24-04-2015 12:12

Today marks the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse, the most deadly disaster ever in the global garment industry. At least 1,134 people were killed and over 2500 injured as the 8-storey building housing 5 garment factories collapsed.

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In Depth analysis of the PwC Report and Benetton's obligation.

21-04-2015 12:11

Scott Nova of the Worker Rights Consortium provides an in depth analysis of the PwC Report addressing Benetton’s obligation to compensate the victims of the Rana Plaza disaster

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Why producing a report doesn't make Benetton's contribution any more credible.

21-04-2015 12:11

Sam Maher of the CCC, responds to Benetton’s announcement and the PwC report

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CCC believes Benetton's 1.1 million USD contribution insufficient

CCC believes Benetton's 1.1 million USD contribution insufficient
17-04-2015 13:30

One week before the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster, with the compensation fund still at a shortfall, global actions begin

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Global actions targeting Benetton and Mango in Rana Plaza aftermath

Global actions targeting Benetton and Mango in Rana Plaza aftermath
17-04-2015 08:20

Today marks one week until the two-year anniversary of the worst industrial accident to ever hit the garment industry, when the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh came crashing down. Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) and its trade union allies and partners mark the second anniversary of disaster with a global call to action, demanding brands such as Benetton and Mango to pay up to the Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund.

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Join the Rana Plaza global day of action

Join the Rana Plaza global day of action
16-04-2015 12:58

On April 24th 2015, join in action with people worldwide to demand justice for the victims of Rana Plaza, to hold brands accountable and to ensure that vital and lasting changes are made in the global apparel industry. United, we can make change happen.

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H&M's sustainability promises will not deliver a living wage

H&M's sustainability promises will not deliver a living wage
09-04-2015 15:40

Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) is today calling on H&M to show evidence to back up its 'fair living wage' claims, following the release of a new Sustainability Report. The campaign says that making marketing capital from workers' poverty with little evidence of change is unethical and stands to slow down progress in the industry.

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Rana Plaza: Countdown to second anniversary begins with compensation fund still $9 million short

Rana Plaza: Countdown to second anniversary begins with compensation fund still $9 million short
24-03-2015 09:18

Three international organisations launch countdown to the second anniversary.

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Rana Plaza victims waiting for Benetton’s contribution to fill current funding gap

19-03-2015 10:15

The Clean Clothes Campaign confirms authorization of next round of compensation payments to Rana Plaza victims

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Rana Plaza survivor and others arrested at Children's Place headquarters

Rana Plaza survivor and others arrested at Children's Place headquarters
18-03-2015 11:22

Nearly 30 demonstrators, including a survivor of the Rana Plaza building collapse, were arrested on 12 march 2015 after organizing a peaceful protest at Children's Place headquarters in New Jersey.

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