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by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 22-03-2016 10:49
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Located in News / 2016
File PDF document Clean Clothes Campaign Position on the new Fairtrade Textile Standard
by Mirjam van Heugten published 22-03-2016 last modified 27-06-2016 12:49
Fairtrade International published its new Fairtrade Textile Standard on 22 March 2016. Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) raised concerns and gave detailed input during the Standard’s development and remains critical today. In this position paper from March 2016 CCC states that in order to improve working conditions, a sector-wide approach is needed and corporate behaviour has to change, not only some selected supply chains.
Located in Resources / Publications from the Clean Clothes Campaign
New Fairtrade Standard will not benefit garment workers
by Mirjam van Heugten published 22-03-2016 — filed under: , , , ,
Fairtrade International announced to publish its new Fairtrade Textile Standard on 22 March 2016. Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) raised concerns and gave detailed input during the Standard’s development and remains critical today. In order to improve working conditions, a sector-wide approach is needed and corporate behavior has to change, not only some selected supply chains.
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by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 07-03-2016 15:59
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Located in News / 2016 / 03
Mizuno denies support to unfairly dismissed Indonesian workers
by Mirjam van Heugten published 07-03-2016 last modified 08-03-2016 08:17 — filed under: , , , , , ,
Japanese sports brand Mizuno, celebrating its 110th anniversary this year, continues to refuse to help 346 Indonesian workers who were unfairly dismissed after a strike in 2012. Some of the women, who have been working for years on Mizuno sportswear, lost their homes and families after the company producing for Mizuno sacked them. Adidas, another buyer at the factory at the time, also refuses to support the workers.
Located in News / / 03 / 07
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by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 07-03-2016 10:46
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What happened to the workers in Indonesia?
by Mirjam van Heugten published 29-02-2016 last modified 10-10-2016 11:37 — filed under: , , , , ,
Read the insights about the 346 women and men in Indonesia demanding fair compensation from sportswear brands Mizuno and adidas, after they were intimidated and lost their jobs in 2012.
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by Mirjam van Heugten published 22-12-2015 last modified 19-01-2016 12:52
A 100-page report published by the International Labor Rights Forum in December 2015 and based on in-depth interviews with more than 70 workers, shows that workers will not be safe without a voice at work. New interviews with Bangladeshi garment workers make clear that a climate of fear and intimidation prevails in the country’s industry, two and a half years after the Rana Plaza building collapse and the launch of the first industrial reform programs to address the pervasive fire and structural hazards in Bangladeshi garment factories.
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by Mirjam van Heugten published 17-12-2015 last modified 19-01-2016 12:53
In Myanmar, the garment industry is booming thanks to an upsurge in investment by international brands, but garment workers are facing tough conditions. This briefing paper from December 2015 presents the research findings of and makes recommendations for international sourcing companies and factories to help them protect garment workers’ rights.
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by Mirjam van Heugten last modified 10-12-2015 09:11
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Located in News / 2015