Just Style | By Michelle Russell | April 29, 2015
Sporting giant Nike has been slammed by a human rights organisation for lacking "guts and moral" when it comes to sourcing in Vietnam. The damning report by the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights, likens Nike to "the canary in the coal mine"...
HBO Last Week Tonight with John Oliver | May 01, 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.
MSNBC The Ed Show | March 13, 2015
Nike encourages employees to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. See what Charles Kernaghan and Rep. Jan Schakowsky say about it.
National Catholic Reporter | By Tony Magliano | January 05, 2015
Please email and call (Capitol switchboard: 202-224-3121) your two U.S. senators and House representative and urge them to reintroduce and actively support the "Decent Working Conditions and Fair Competition Act."
Huffington Post | By Dave Jamieson | December 23, 2014
Apple's spokesperson told Huffington Post that Apple put Zhen Ding on probation earlier this year after discovering it had doctored payroll records to hide excessive overtime.
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.
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.