September 10, 2014
Please write to Designer Jeans company management. Urge them to end the reprisals and respect the rights of their workers.
July 08, 2014
Improvements follow a five-day strike at an apparel supplier of Walmart and JCPenney in Bahrain, but the fight cost hundreds of workers their jobs.
June 18, 2014
Guest workers whose passport were confiscated are now being deported for demanding a higher wage at an apparel supplier of Walmart and JCPenney in Bahrain.
April 30, 2014
Charlie Kernaghan and Barbara Briggs of the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights are honored to work alongside Amber Valletta, Christy Turlington Burns and Paul van Zyl, founder and CEO of Maiyet, in this new short video “Humanity,”
April 24, 2014
On the anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy, as we look back, and look forward, it is clear that there is a very long way to go. Workers in Bangladesh, and in the U.S. for that matter, need enforceable laws to protect their inalienable rights.
April 04, 2014
Four workers were killed and three others severely injured when a gas cylinder exploded at the Arafin Enterprise shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
February 27, 2014
Right now, Gap is helping to clean up the Next Collections sweatshop in Bangladesh by improving working conditions in accordance with international labor rights standards. But more needs to be done.
February 11, 2014
22-year-old Rohima worked at Next Collections making jeans for Old Navy for the last 14 months. As soon as management found out about her pregnancy, managers demanded her double the work and slapped her when she refused to be kicked out of the factory.
Working at Next Collections factory sewing toddler and children’s denim for Old Navy, 22-year-old Serina Akter was forced to resign and denied maternity benefits. Unable to pay for pre-natal care, she gave birth at home and her baby died after delivery.
December 13, 2013
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