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Benetton and Mango: Rana Plaza survivors risk losing their homes
by Mirjam van Heugten published 01-08-2013 last modified 12-08-2013 13:51 — filed under: , , , , ,
Thousands of you joined us last May by sending a message to the brands linked to the Tazreen fire and Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, demanding that they take responsibility by paying compensation. We need your help again. Without adequate compensation, workers now risk losing their homes. Tell Benetton and Mango that the right for compensation unites all people.
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Bangladesh labour NGO wins fight for registration
by Mirjam van Heugten published 02-09-2013 last modified 09-09-2013 19:51 — filed under: ,
The Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity (BCWS) have their official NGO registration reinstated following a three year battle against repression and harassment.
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Who are the Asia Floor Wage Alliance?
by emma published 25-04-2013 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: ,
The Asia Floor Wage Alliance (AFWA) is an international alliance of trade unions and labour rights activist who are working together to demand garment workers are paid a living wage.
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Members of the Asia Floor Wage Alliance
by emma published 25-04-2013 last modified 09-11-2018 07:58 — filed under: ,
The Asia Floor Wage Alliance is a growing alliance of Trade Unions and labour rights activists, some of our members are listed below.
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Indonesian wage trial: human rights violations 'systemic'
by Mirjam van Heugten published 24-06-2014 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: , , ,
After a two-day public hearing, the jury of the People's Tribunal to assess human rights abuses faced by workers in the Indonesian garment industry, announced its verdict today. Judges found overwhelming evidence of ‘systematic violation of the fundamental right to a life lived with human dignity' in an industry employing mostly women and said 'urgent action must be taken' by a variety of stakeholders.
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Living Wage conference – 25-26 November 2013
by emma published 26-11-2013 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: ,
Two day conference on Living Wages in Berlin ends with Declaration of Intent signed by the stakeholders present.
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New Bangladesh minimum wage level greeted with disappointment
by emma published 20-11-2013 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: , ,
Ahead of the expected announcement of a new minimum wage of 5,300 taka (€50.32) by the Government of Bangladesh, activists are disappointed that it still falls a long way short of a living wage, leaving millions of garment workers still earning poverty wages.
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India: Human Rights trial hears fashion worker woes
by geertjan published 23-11-2012 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: ,
Garment workers alongside international brands and government representatives gave evidence at a tribunal which started in Bangalore this week to assess claims of systematic human rights abuses in the Indian garment industry. 250 garment workers from Bangalore, Gurgaon and Tirupur attended the tribunal, foregoing their daily wage and attendance bonus, to share testimonies of rights abuses and exploitation at the hands of western brands, surveyed by a panel of international judges.
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Rana Plaza: Demands to brands
by Paul Roeland published 02-05-2013 last modified 28-05-2013 14:50 — filed under: , , , ,
We are calling on all brands sourcing from the devastated Rana Plaza factories which collapsed on Wednesday 24th April 2013 to provide emergency relief, medical costs and compensation to all those affected by the fire.
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Free the 23!
by emma published 07-02-2014 last modified 07-02-2014 16:16 — filed under: ,
Clean Clothes Campaign are joining with others around the world in a day of action calling on the Cambodian Government to immediately release the 23 men detained during wage protests at the start of 2014.
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