April, 30 2015
On April 26, HBO Last Week Tonight with John Oliver aired a terrific segment on fashion brands profiteering from sweatshop production, using Institute cases as examples.
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.
May, 20 2015
About the same time that Obama was standing in Nike's headquarters, the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights issued a report condemning Nike's labor practices.
May, 27 2015
Reports by the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights show how the people who make our phones in China incur surprising physical costs- including numbness, exhaustion and harassment.
May, 08 2015
Guardian: According to the IGLHR’s report, Nike symbolizes the destructive impacts of trade deals like the TPP. Those $100-$200 Nike shoes you see in stores carry a declared customs value of $5.27 per pair.
May, 08 2015
Senator Bernie Sanders cites the Institute's report on Vietnam and Trans-Pacific Partnership as he urges President Obama "Just Don't Do It" regarding his visit to Nike headquarters to promote the TPP.
May, 08 2015
"President’s choice of Nike for pro-trade speech stirs controversy on eve of ‘fast-track’ vote."
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.