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13 July 2016
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Author: Collectif Ethique sur l’Etiquette

« Victoire : indemnisation des victimes de l’incendie de l’usine Tazreen », 12 juillet 2016...

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25 November 2014

Bangladesh: IndustriALL Global Union, Clean Clothes Campaign & C&A outline compensation for Tazreen factory fire victims

Two years after the deadline factory fire at Tazreen Fashions in Bangladesh killed more than 100 people and injured more than 300 others, an agreement has been reached on how victims will be compensated. IndustriALL Global Union, the Clean Clothes...

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16 December 2013

Bangladesh: Companies Fail to Compensate Fire Victims [Bangladesh]

Author: Human Rights Watch

The survivors of a Bangladesh factory fire, which killed at least 112 garment workers last year, are still suffering from their injuries and loss of income and have not received adequate compensation, Human Rights Watch said today...Meaningful...

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23 September 2013

Bangladeshi factory workers locked in on 19-hour shifts [Bangladesh]

Author: Richard Bilton, BBC News

…Ha Meem Sportswear works incredible hours…a guard…locks the main factory gate and wanders away…If anything goes wrong, the workers are trapped inside…That's a nineteen and a half hour day…One worker agrees to talk. He earned about £2 for the shift...

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26 October 2011

Labour Behind the Label report examines minimum wage payments to workers in supply chain

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In September 2011 Labour Behind the Label published the report: Let's Clean up Fashion 2011: The state of pay behind the UK high Street. The report examines to what extent workers in the supply chains of UK high street brands are being paid a living...

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20 October 2011

Continuing trend in use of forced labour across emerging economies places corporate reputations at risk – Maplecroft index

Author: Maplecroft [UK]

An annual report assessing the risks to business from complicity in the violation of human rights worldwide has revealed a continuing global trend in the use of forced labour, especially across the most economically important emerging markets. The...

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13 October 2011

[video] Newsnight

Author: Simon Ostrovsky, Newsnight [UK]

[starts at 33.03; transcript:] Edinburgh Woollen Mill...labels...do not say that it was...made...in Mongolia by North Korean workers...[The workers] get food and board but there is a mistery about what happens to their wages...At the factory we were...

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Company non-response
19 January 2001

Edinburgh Woollen Mill did not respond to: Labour Behind the Label report examines to what extent workers in supply chains of UK high street brands are being paid a living wage.

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