Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | By Moriah Balingit | 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.
Catholic Online | By Tony Magliano | 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.
Truthout | By Cyril Mychalejko | March 16, 2014
Free trade agreements have not delivered promised protections to workers, as the case of Guatemalan sweatshop labor illustrates.
WBEZ Worldview | February 04, 2014
Institute director Charles Kernaghan joined WBEZ Worldview to discuss labor rights violations at Alianza Fashion sweatshop in Guatemala where dozens of American clothing companies and retailers including PVH and Wal-mart made their products.
Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights | January 23, 2014
Today the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights and our partner CEADEL in Guatemala are releasing a new report as part of a joint campaign to hold major U.S. and Canadian apparel companies accountable.
ABC News | By Matthew Mosk | January 23, 2014
"Guatemalan factory workers making blazers and suits for dozens of well-known American retailers, including Wal-Mart, JCPenney, and Kohl's, were allegedly deprived of more than $6 million in wages and benefits."
Women's Wear Daily | By Kristi Ellis | November 18, 2013
Wal-Mart released safety audits of 75 factories in Bangladesh. "Clearly nothing would have happened had it not been for the Tazreen Fashions fire in November and the collapse of Rana Plaza. Even Wal-Mart couldn't keep going down this path. They have take
Women's Wear Daily | By Arthur Friedman | October 29, 2013
At Women's Wear Daily CEO Summit, Charles Kernaghan noted that sweatshops were wiped out in the U.S. because the industry became unionized and legitimate. As of Bangladesh, "give them a chance to have unions and we'll see a transformation." Kernaghan serv
Toronto Star | By Rick Westhead | October 21, 2013
"It's amazing that after 100 years, workers are making less than one-10th what they did in 1911," Kernaghan says. "It's astounding that we have gone so backward, so quickly."
Moose Jaw Times Herald | By Joel van der Veen | October 07, 2013
"Think of the last pair of jeans you bought. In my case, they came from Gap. Now try to picture, in your mind, the garment worker who made them."
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Garment workers in Bangladesh fight back and win. The Institute initiates turnaround in major apparel producers.
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