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Cambodia: HRN calls for improvements in working conditions and prevention measures among global sportswear brands, such as ASICS, Puma and Nike following mass faintings by female workers at factories
Author: Human Rights Now (Japan)
Lino Hernandez, leader of the SitraStar union, which represents employees of the Star maquila belonging to Gildan, resigned from his job and the union over alleged death threats and intimidation to him and his family. Lino Hernández has fought for...
India: Report finds female migrant workers are subjected to conditions of modern slavery in factories supplying to garment brands; incl. co responses
"Labour without Liberty", a report by India Committee of the Netherlands, Clean Clothes Campaign and Garment Labour Union, looks into the living conditions in Bangalore garment factory hostels and the particular challenges migrant workers face. The...
European fashion giants H&M and C&A, as well as technology company 3M, are looking into a report in the Financial Times alleging that inmates of a Chinese prison made packaging used by the companies......
The World Economic Forum & Nike: Emerging 'shared responsibility' & institutional control models for achieving a socially responsible global supply chain?
Author: Thomas A. Hemphill & George O. White III
"The World Economic Forum & Nike: Emerging ‘Shared Responsibility’ & Institutional Control Models for Achieving a Socially Responsible Global Supply Chain?," 15 April 2016...
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Author: Louise J. Obara
"'What does this mean?': How UK companies make sense of human rights," 25 May 2017...
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