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"Turn Around, H&M!" campaigners demand transparency on H&M's wage efforts
by Neva Nahtigal published 08-06-2018 last modified 10-12-2018 08:55 — filed under: , ,
In a letter to H&M's Head of Sustainability the "Turn Around, H&M!" campaigners pointed out the different ways in which the response to CCC's public letter sent in March was unsatisfactory. Campaigners once again called for concrete data and expressed the expectation that H&M will yet live up to its commitment that 850,000 workers would be paid a living wage this year.
Located in News / / 06 / 08
"We need US$177"
by emma published 16-09-2014 last modified 18-09-2014 15:41 — filed under: ,
On September 17th, Cambodian garment workers in 139 factories in 52 areas took part in demonstrations calling for an increase in the minimum wage to US$177. 10,000 workers wore t-shirts with the US$177 demand printed on and 100,000 stickers were distributed across the countries capital, Phnom Penh. In solidarity activists from New Jersey to Melbourne via Geneva and Brussels, also took part in actions calling for an immediate increase in the minimum wage.
Located in News / 2014
#WeDemandTk16000: International solidarity with the workers in Bangladesh
by Neva Nahtigal published 12-10-2018 last modified 12-10-2018 09:03 — filed under: , ,
The struggle for a minimum wage in Bangladesh that would enable a decent life continues. Following a series of public rallies, press conferences and round tables, a number of workers are on a hunger strike today. This action, organized by the National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF), an IndustriALL global union affiliate, should serve as a stark reminder that the announced minimum wage of 8,000 taka will leave many workers and their families hungry and unable to cover other basic living cost.
Located in News / / 10 / 12
10 ways H&M is spinning the facts on worker safety
by Mirjam van Heugten published 19-10-2015 — filed under: , , , ,
H&M's response to CCC's recent report 'Evaluation of H&M Compliance with Safety Action Plans for Strategic Suppliers in Bangladesh 2015', focusing on H&M's worker safety failures in Bangladesh is replete with false and misleading statements, demonstrating that the company remains unwilling to address the issue in a serious and forthright manner. In this news update, we explore various claims made by H&M, concerning our report and concerning the delays in safety renovations at its supplier factories in Bangladesh, relative to the deadlines imposed by the Accord on Fire and Building Safety.
Located in News / / 10 / 19
€4.7 million in overdue wages
by Paul Roeland published 03-10-2013 last modified 10-10-2013 14:10 — filed under: ,
Garment company Hey Tekstil did not pay its employees from November 2011 to February 2012, then fired them without notice and failed to pay them the severance payments required by law. The workers organised actions and picket lines for months to get what is owed to them by the company. A web appeal and solidarity actions targeting Esprit have been set up to support them.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2012 / Urgent appeal cases in 2012
2008-2009: Turkey: A Union is a Right - Not a Luxury
by geertjan published 21-03-2013 last modified 29-04-2013 10:44 — filed under: , ,
In April 2008, hundreds of workers at DESA joined Deri Is, the Turkish leather workers union; 44 of them were subsequently dismissed, while another 55 were forced to resign from the union. Workers reacted by demonstrating outside the DESA factory in the Düzce Industrial Zone where they faced constant repression by local police. Many protesters were arrested.
Located in Issues / Archive: Urgent Appeals 2005-2011
File Octet Stream 2014 Bosnia & Herzegovina Factsheet
by emma published 10-06-2014 last modified 14-05-2019 11:10 — filed under: , ,
Factsheet explaining garment industry in Bosnia & Herzegovina.
Located in Living Wage / Europe / Country Profiles
File Octet Stream 2014 Bulgaria Factsheet
by emma published 10-06-2014 last modified 14-05-2019 11:10 — filed under: , ,
Factsheet explaining situation of Bulgarian garment workers.
Located in Living Wage / Europe / Country Profiles
File Octet Stream 2014 Croatia Factsheet
by emma published 10-06-2014 last modified 14-05-2019 11:10 — filed under: , ,
Factsheet explaining the situation facing garment workers in Croatia.
Located in Living Wage / Europe / Country Profiles
File Octet Stream 2014 Georgia Factsheet
by emma published 10-06-2014 last modified 14-05-2019 11:10 — filed under: , ,
Factsheet explaining the situation of garment workers in Georgia.
Located in Living Wage / Europe / Country Profiles