December, 10 2015
Some 1,800 Chinese workers in the Dongguang Zhenyang Wanju factory produce toys for Disney, Mattel, Hasbro and other international brands, under harsh sweatshop conditions.
December, 02 2015
Fourteen shipbreaking workers have been killed so far in 2015, with many more injured. Read the Institute's latest update and take action to help.
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, 13 2016
As Lidl trumpets its latest clothing bargain, we estimate just how the high street cost is made up – and who is paying a heavy price.
February, 24 2016
We should be wary of the World Bank's private enterprise solution to a humanitarian crisis.
National Catholic Reporter
December, 21 2015
Seeing Christmas toys under the tree is a delightful experience for many children throughout the world, but seldom do we think of where the toys came from, who made them, and under what conditions were they made.
December, 21 2015
A note allegedly written by a factory worker in China was hidden in a pair of Primark socks and claimed that the socks were made in substandard working conditions.
October, 21 2015
It's hard to know for sure where your Halloween costume actually came from. MTV talks to The Institute to learn more.
Write to Disney, Hasbro, Mattel and other multinational companies producing children's toys under harsh sweatshop conditions.
Bangladesh’s shipbreaking workers need our help and support. Please sign this letter, which will be delivered to United States Trade Representative Michael Froman.
Some 1,800 Chinese workers in the Dongguan Zhenyang Wanju factory in Guangdong produce toys for Disney, Mattel, Hasbro and other international brands under harsh conditions, stripped of their rights, their dignity, their voice and basic justice.
Shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh toil 12-hours a day at one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. They are consistently injured and killed on the job because of a lack of safety equipment, job training, and legal rights.
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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