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File Gender Based Violence in the Walmart Garment Supply Chain
by Paul Roeland published 25-05-2018
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by Paul Roeland published 22-05-2018 last modified 22-05-2018 20:18
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by Paul Roeland published 02-05-2018
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by Paul Roeland last modified 05-04-2018 14:57
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by Paul Roeland last modified 05-04-2018 14:57
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UN committee implores Bangladesh to step up its game on wages, labour rights and compensation
by Paul Roeland published 05-04-2018
The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has this week urged the government of Bangladesh to ensure a decent wage for all workers, to revise its labour laws and to make haste with the adoption of a national employment injury scheme.
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by Paul Roeland published 27-03-2018 — filed under: ,
The Center for Global Workers’ Rights at Pennsylvania State University has issued a new research paper assessing worker rights progress in Bangladesh as we approach the fifth anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse – the worst disaster, in any country, in the history of manufacturing. Authored by Dr. Mark Anner, the paper addresses the crucial questions of what has changed since Rana Plaza, what hasn’t, and why. The paper focuses on building safety and the impact of the Bangladesh Accord, contrasting the broad progress achieved in the safety arena with the lack of progress in other areas of labor rights.
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File Workers' Right to Compensation after Garment Factory Disasters: Making Rights a Reality
by Paul Roeland published 14-03-2018 — filed under: , ,
Although it’s been five years since the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse, in many countries survivors’ right to compensation for death and injury remains reliant on voluntary donations fuelled by media pressure. A new report, written by worker health and safety expert Dr Rebecca Prentice, compares and draws lessons from schemes to pay compensation to injured workers and dependents of those killed in the recent Ali Enterprises, Tazreen and Rana Plaza garment factory disasters. The report calls for the introduction and strengthening of national employment injury insurance schemes that are lacking in many garment-producing countries.
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Clean Clothes Campaign files complaint against Adidas for breaching OECD guidelines in Indonesia
by Paul Roeland published 14-03-2018 — filed under: ,
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by Paul Roeland last modified 14-03-2018 10:17
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