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File Stitched Up - Turkish version
by Paul Roeland published 09-03-2015 last modified 19-01-2016 10:52 — filed under: , ,
Poverty wages in the garment industry in Eastern Europe and Turkey. An in depth research report from 2014 on the situation facing garment workers in 10 countries. Busting the myth that "Made in Europe" means better wages and conditions.
Located in Resources / Publications from the Clean Clothes Campaign / Translations
Victory: settlement with underwear factory Bratex
by Mirjam van Heugten published 29-07-2014 — filed under: , , , ,
We are pleased to announce that the Sri Lankan Free Trade Zone and General Services Employees Union (FTZ&GSEU) reached a settlement with the underwear factory Bratex and the US based company Fruit of the Loom.
Located in News / / 07 / 29
File PGP keys Turkey Factsheet 2014
by emma published 10-06-2014 last modified 09-11-2017 06:46 — filed under: , ,
Factsheet explaining the garment industry in Turkey
Located in Living Wage / Europe / Country Profiles
Pressure on unionised workers
by Paul Roeland published 26-05-2014 — filed under: ,
The Turkish union Deri-Is asked the Clean Clothes Campaign for support in a case of dismissal of four union members and intimidation of union members at the Ismaco factory. The Clean Clothes Campaign engaged with the Dutch owner and Italian buyers, and worked closely with Italian trade unions.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2013 / Cases in 2013
Free the Tipitapa 12: Nicaraguan workers prosecuted after peaceful protest
by Mirjam van Heugten published 20-12-2016 last modified 22-12-2016 16:09 — filed under: ,
Last Friday 16th December the twelve workers accused as a consequence of the riot police intervention in a labour conflict in the Korean-owned SAE-A garment factory in Nicaragua in June, received their sentence. CCC continues to demand that all charges be dropped.
Located in News / / 12 / 20
CCC condemns escalating repression of unionists amid wage strikes Bangladesh
by Mirjam van Heugten published 24-12-2016 last modified 24-12-2016 10:25 — filed under: , , , , , ,
Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) is today raising concerns about the safety of trade union leaders and workers in Bangladesh, after a number of labour activists and workers were arrested on apparently arbitrary grounds. The arrests have come in the wake of a week of unrest, as thousands of workers in the Ashulia area of Dhaka went on strike to demand higher wages.
Located in News / / 12 / 24
File Stitched Up: Poverty wages in the garment industry in Eastern Europe and Turkey
by emma published 10-06-2014 last modified 13-01-2016 11:52 — filed under: , ,
This is an in depth research report on the situation facing garment workers in 10 countries, busting the myth that "Made in Europe" means better wages and conditions. The report was made in 2014.
Located in Resources / Publications from the Clean Clothes Campaign
Stitched Up
by emma published 10-06-2014 last modified 18-06-2014 19:50 — filed under: , ,
New report released by Clean Clothes Campaign shows that garment workers in Eastern Europe and Turkey are paid poverty wages and many have to work second or third jobs to be able to live.
Located in News / / 06 / 10
Sri Lankan trade union victory shows power of international solidarity
by Christie Miedema published 09-02-2017 last modified 08-03-2017 13:28 — filed under: , ,
International support and solidarity can make a real difference in local worker struggles shows this week’s success in Sri Lanka. In a workers’ referendum in two factories with a long history of conflict between employees and management, workers voted to have the trade union recognized as legitimate bargaining partner. In the face of years of intense union busting, this testifies to the empowering nature of international solidarity, called in by the trade union.
Located in News / / 02 / 09
Pressure mounting for UNIQLO to pay Indonesian workers compensation
by Mirjam van Heugten published 23-03-2017 last modified 30-03-2017 13:10 — filed under: , , ,
Following the actions on International Women's Day in Hong Kong, two Indonesian unions protested at the Japanese Embassy in Jakarta on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 10.00 A.M. They demand justice for workers at the shuttered factory PT Jaba Garmindo in Indonesia, which supplied Japanese retailer Uniqlo.
Located in News / / 03 / 23