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.
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.
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
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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.