April, 17 2015
The AFL-CIO, United Steelworkers union and scores of labor activists, community, fair trade, environmental and women’s rights groups are going all out to block the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
March, 17 2015
For the first time, over 1,000 workers at the Jeans Plus factory in Savar, Bangladesh have won their legal rights! We are hopeful that the improvements will continue.
March, 10 2015
Over 1,000 workers, mostly young women, are routinely beaten and forced to toil 94 to 101 hours, seven days a week, making trousers for Index's "Pull & Bear" and baby clothing for LC Waikiki.
March, 03 2015
A hard life, but some improvements for foreign guest workers who make Ralph Lauren clothing at Century Miracle factory in Jordan.
December, 22 2014
Thousands of guest workers stripped of their passports. U.S. State Department must move immediately to end human trafficking and other abuses at Century Group factories in Jordan.
MSNBC The Ed Show
March, 13 2015
Nike encourages employees to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. See what Charles Kernaghan and Rep. Jan Schakowsky say about it.
National Catholic Reporter
January, 05 2015
Please email and call (Capitol switchboard: 202-224-3121) your two U.S. senators and House representative and urge them to reintroduce and actively support the "Decent Working Conditions and Fair Competition Act."
December, 23 2014
Apple's spokesperson told Huffington Post that Apple put Zhen Ding on probation earlier this year after discovering it had doctored payroll records to hide excessive overtime.
September, 01 2014
From the 2010 factory fire at That’s It Sportswear to the Institute's 2013 report about Next Collections, workers employed by the largest garment producer in Bangladesh are still struggling.
July, 17 2014
It is predicted that 90,000 unaccompanied migrant children will cross the U.S.-Mexico border in fiscal year 2014, partially as a result of the injustice caused by the U.S.-Central America trade.
The AFL-CIO, USW union and scores of labor activists, community, fair trade, environmental and women’s rights groups are going all out to block the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Call this hotline to connect to your Senator: 1-855-790-8815
Nike is truly the canary in the coal mine, pointing us to what unfettered “free trade” looks like, and what the world will look like under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
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Garment workers in Bangladesh fight back and win. The Institute initiates turnaround in major apparel producers.
Chinese teenagers toil excessive hours for poverty wages as they manufacture the Microsoft peripherals we use.