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Living Wage Now Forum in Brussels

11-10-2015 10:14

From October 12 to 14, 2015, Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) organises the Living Wage Now Forum in Brussels. For three days, CCC will take the next steps together with officials from major fashion brands, workers' representatives from around the world and European policy makers and work towards a living wage for all garment workers.

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Cambodia trade unions sidelined in preparations of Draft Trade Union Law

Cambodia trade unions sidelined in preparations of Draft Trade Union Law
22-10-2015 10:45

Clean Clothes Campaign urges the Cambodian government not to pass the Trade Union Law unless genuine and inclusive consultation with civil society and trade unions can be garantueed by the government of Cambodia.

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H&M fails to make fire and building safety repairs in Bangladesh

H&M fails to make fire and building safety repairs in Bangladesh
01-10-2015 14:16

H&M is dramatically behind schedule in correcting the dangers faced by the Bangladeshi workers who produce its clothing, according to a report published today by the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC), International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF), Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN), and Worker Rights Consortium (WRC).

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CCC slams meager minimum wage hike in Cambodia

CCC slams meager minimum wage hike in Cambodia
13-11-2015 11:27

Clean Clothes Campaign is disappointed with the proposal for a meager US$12 raise of the minimum wage in Cambodia, from US$128 to US$140 per month. In October, the Labor Advisory Committee (LAC) -- the country’s wage-setting group comprised of 28 representatives from government, unions and employers -- voted to approve the new minimum wage.

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Joint statement: Global Unions reject KiK’s attempts to dodge compensation for Pakistani fire victims

21-09-2015 11:56

IndustriALL Global Union, UNI Global Union and the Clean Clothes Campaign reject KiK’s assertions in its recent statement and its attempts to obfuscate issues related to compensation for the victims of the Ali Enterprises factory fire in Pakistan.

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Mulberry slammed for worker exploitation at Turkish factory

Mulberry slammed for worker exploitation at Turkish factory
15-09-2015 10:07

Turkish workers and activists globally are launching a series of protests against handbag brand Mulberry for failing to protect the rights of workers in its Izmir supplier factory. More than 15 store actions are planned to take place across Europe and the US this Wednesday and Thursday.

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German retailer KiK must pay promised compensation to Pakistani factory fire victims

09-09-2015 07:21

Geneva, 9 September 2015: On the third anniversary of Pakistan’s worst-ever industrial disaster, global unions IndustriALL and UNI, together with the Clean Clothes Campaign, are calling on a major German retailer to honour its promise to provide long-term compensation to victims.

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Join thousands in the call for a living wage

Join thousands in the call for a living wage
06-08-2015 13:33

While the summer sale is in full swing in cities around the world, Clean Clothes Campaign raises attention on the ‘manufacturing defects’ of clothes with the launch of the Living Wage Defect website. People can sign the petition for a living wage for garment workers and can symbolically send back a garment due to its living wage defect to fashion brands.

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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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