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by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 20-04-2018 11:08
Located in News / 2018 / 04
Indonesian garment workers appeal to Uniqlo CEO in letters to take action on severance debt
by Mirjam van Heugten published 19-04-2018 last modified 20-04-2018 11:12
Seventy ex-workers of an Indonesian garment factory, which until its illegal closure three years ago was supplying Japanese fashion giant Uniqlo, have made a personal plea to Tadashi Yanai - Uniqlo’s billionaire owner - calling on him to intervene directly to ensure they finally receive their unpaid wages and severance.
Located in News / / 04 / 19
by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 12-04-2018 19:07
Located in News / 2018 / 04
Bravo workers forced to take partial payments from Zara, Mango, Next
by Mirjam van Heugten published 12-04-2018 last modified 04-09-2018 08:33
Clean Clothes Campaign sends our solidarity to the Bravo workers, who have showed remarkable bravery and demonstrated an unwaivering commitment to the principles of fairness and justice. Following a period of sustained pressure from the brands involved, 140 Turkish garment workers have accepted partial payments towards the debt owed to them when the Bravo factory – which produced clothing for Zara, Mango (Inditex) and the UK brand Next – closed overnight in June 2016. Their struggle has played a vital role in highlighting an issue which affects thousands of garment workers worldwide and demonstrated the power and importance of solidarity between workers and consumers alike.
Located in News / / 04 / 12
Despite massive profits, big fashion brands refuse to pay workers after factory closures
by Mirjam van Heugten published 14-12-2017 last modified 15-12-2017 10:30
Starting 14 December, garment workers and activists unite in global actions against wage theft. Over the next week, while holiday shoppers across the world peruse apparel stores, they may also discover messages from garment workers seeking help. The message to consumers reads: "I made the item you are about to buy but I didn´t get paid for making it".
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by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 15-12-2017 10:30
Located in News / 2017 / 12
by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 14-12-2017 09:33
Located in News / 2017
Pressure grows on Uniqlo CEO to fulfill debt owed to workers
by Mirjam van Heugten published 08-11-2017
Today, a global coalition consisting of labour activists and campaigners throughout Japan, Hong Kong, Europe, and the U.S., joined garment workers in Indonesia, renewing calls on Uniqlo CEO Tadashi Yanai to fulfill the debt owed to workers after the Jaba Garmindo garment factory suddenly closed in 2015.
Located in News / / 11 / 08
by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 23-03-2017 13:20
Located in News / 2017 / 03
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.
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