Why wage needs to be negotiated on a local, national and regional level. Clean Clothes Campaign's response to H&M’s comment on the “Tailored Wages” report
Clean Clothes Campaign welcomes leadership shown by governments in strongly urging clothing brands to pay into the Rana Plaza Donor Trust Fund.
Over a year after the collapse of Rana Plaza the compensation fund remains woefully underfunded. Today sees the start of a two day high level international meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris that will discuss efforts to build more responsible supply chains.
Ahead of the OECD Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct that is being held on June 26 - 27 in Paris, OECD Watch and TUAC are holding a side event looking at the role of the OECD and national contact points in compensating Rana Plaza victims.
After a two-day public hearing, the jury of the People's Tribunal to assess human rights abuses faced by workers in the Indonesian garment industry, announced its verdict today. Judges found overwhelming evidence of ‘systematic violation of the fundamental right to a life lived with human dignity' in an industry employing mostly women and said 'urgent action must be taken' by a variety of stakeholders.
New report released by Clean Clothes Campaign shows that garment workers in Eastern Europe and Turkey are paid poverty wages and many have to work second or third jobs to be able to live.
On Friday 30th May, the court convicted and then released the 23 garment workers and unionists who were arrested during the violent crackdown of the wage protest in Cambodia last January. Their sentences were suspended after huge pressure from international campaign groups and unions.
"The brands whose clothes I sew should be part of the solution. They can't sit back while we lose our income.”
an interview with Sean Sophal (41). She is a women union organiser, and is sewing jeans for Levi's, GAP and H&M
"We've been worried for the workers. And they were also targeting the union: I received death threats and insults"
an interview with Ath Thorn, union leader whose union has come under attack repeatedly by the government and factory owners.
An interview with Tola Moeun, an activist with the Community Legal Education Center. He is an activist on labour and human rights issues since 2003.
The verdict of the 23 people arrested during the wage strikes in Cambodia last January will be announced at 8am on May 30. Free the 23!
Clean Clothes Campaign and campaigners around the world continue to call for the immediate dropping of all charges and release of the 23 men arrested in Cambodia in January 2014. Today the third day of the trial was postponed again, to tomorrow.
Today Marco Airoldi will be officially appointed the new CEO of the Benetton Group. Clean Clothes Campaign is calling on him to make paying into the Rana Plaza Trust Fund his number one priority.
The trial of 23 Cambodians who were arrested during living wage strikes in Phnom Penh in January has been postponed for a second time. The trial that was originally due to begin on April 25, resumed on May 6 only to be adjourned again. The trial is now scheduled to begin on May 20.
Today we celebrate International Labour Day with our friends and allies from around the world. May 1st is recognised around the world as International Labour Day or International Worker's Day. We need your support to demand the immediate release of the well-known Thai human-rights activist and journalist Somyot Pruksakasemsuk. Tell Thailand's Prime Minister to free Somyot.
A year to the day after the deadly collapse of Rana Plaza Clean Clothes Campaign remembers all those who died or were injured.
Dr. Kazazi is the Chief Commissioner of the Rana Plaza Arrangement, with a team of Commissioners he is overseeing the claims process in Bangladesh.
With just a week to go until the first anniversary of the terrible collapse of Rana Plaza just 1/3 of the money needed has been committed to the Donor Trust Fund. Clean Clothes Campaign is calling for all brands connected to Rana Plaza or Bangladesh to Pay Up! The survivors and victims' families have suffered enough.
Shila Begum, who spent a whole day trapped under the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building is bringing her story to consumers and brands in Europe in order to urge brands to pay up.
Tailored Wages is an in depth study of the policies and practices companies are doing - or not - to implement a living wage.