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by Christie Miedema last modified 20-05-2018 10:22
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Located in News / 2018 / 05
Families affected by 2012 Ali Enterprises fire finally receive life-long pensions
by Christie Miedema published 20-05-2018
As of yesterday, Saturday 19 May, survivors and families that lost loved ones at the Ali Enterprises fire of 2012 will receive pensions out of a fund financed by the factory’s main buyer, German retailer KiK. The process was lengthy – the families had to wait for more than six years -, but the outcome is ground-breaking. In a global precedent for the garment industry, the families will receive life-long pensions matching international standards as set by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
Located in News / / 05 / 20
File Time line for the Ali Enterprises case
by Christie Miedema published 20-05-2018
[May 2018] In May 2018, the disbursement of the pensions to compensate the families affected by the Ali Enterprises factory fire of September 2012 started. This time line aims to show how this process worked, why it was so lengthy and why ad hoc compensation arrangements are no sustainable solution to compensate workers affected by injury or death in the workplace.
Located in Safety / Ali Enterprises
Workers and activists call on H&M’s shareholders to fulfill the living wage commitment
by Christie Miedema published 07-05-2018
As H&M’s shareholders are gathering in Stockholm for their annual meeting (AGM), the growing international coalition behind the “Turn Around, H&M!” campaign is drawing attention to the fact that H&M is on course to let down hundreds of thousands of workers who have been waiting for a living wage.
Located in News / / 05 / 07
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by Christie Miedema last modified 07-05-2018 13:21
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Located in News / 2018 / 05
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by Christie Miedema last modified 07-05-2018 13:21
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Located in News / 2018
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by Christie Miedema last modified 07-05-2018 09:44
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by Christie Miedema last modified 26-04-2018 08:29
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Located in News / 2018 / 04
Five years on, Clean Clothes Campaign commemorates Rana Plaza workers and calls for a recommitment for meaningful change in the garment industry
by Christie Miedema published 24-04-2018 last modified 26-04-2018 08:29
Today five years ago, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed. Thousands of workers at their sewing machines in the five factories that the building housed were buried in the collapsed structure ‑ 1,134 of them died, thousands more were injured. On this day our thoughts are with the families who lost loved ones five years ago and with the survivors that have to live with the memories of that dreadful tragedy.
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by Christie Miedema last modified 18-04-2018 15:46
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Located in News / 2018 / 04