Two years after over 120 people lost their lives trapped in the Tazreen Fashions factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, an agreement has been reached between IndustriALL Global Union and their local affiliates, Clean Clothes Campaign and C&A on a system for delivering compensation to the victims of the tragedy.
Two garment workers and two trade unionists from Cambodia are currently touring Europe taking their story and call for a minimum wage of US$177 to campaigners, consumers and the headquarters of some of Europe's largets brands.
The tour began in Belgium and already the workers have met with MEPs, managers of H&M and Inditex and campaigners who have been taking solidarity actions throughout Europe.
We need US$177!
Join the Cambodian garment workers in their call for US$177 a month. Sign the petition calling on brands to pay US$177 as a key step towards a living wage in Cambodia.
Twelve garment workers and trade union activists of the Power Loom Mazdoor Union in Pakistan were finally acquitted on August 29, 2014 after a trial that had dragged on for more than two years.
The factory owner of Palla & Co., a Sri Lankan shoe factory, repeatedly refused to pay workers a legally owed pay rise. Shoe company Bata who was sourcing from the factory at the time, refuses to take any responsibility for the resolution of the labour rights conflict. Bata cut its commercial relationship with Palla & Co. in late 2013.
Check out the facts behind your fashion in this mid-year review of the urgent appeals for support in 2014. This review summarises cases from the garment industry around the world. Find out about conditions in the factories where your clothes are made - and about how the Clean Clothes Campaign and its partners are working to stop violations of workers’ rights.
Since 1989, the Clean Clothes Campaign is dedicated to improving working conditions and supporting the empowerment of workers in the global garment and sportswear industries.
We educate and mobilise consumers, lobby companies and governments, and offer direct solidarity support to workers as they fight for their rights and demand better working conditions.
An interactive overview of our work, our partners & our network in a most significant year.
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