February, 05 2017
Nineteen workers were killed in Chittagong's shipbreaking yards in 2016. The shipbreakers make just 40 cents an hour to work the most dangerous job in the world.
December, 10 2015
Some 1,800 Chinese workers produce toys for Disney, Mattel, Hasbro, and other international brands under harsh sweatshop conditions.
December, 02 2015
Thousands of workers toil in the shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh, one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.
April, 17 2015
Do you know that Nike produces over 365 million pairs of athletic shoes each year—all of them offshore? In Vietnam, the cost to produce a Nike sneaker comes in at less than $6 a pair!
December, 22 2014
Workers producing printed circuit boards for Apple’s iPhone6, Amazon Kindle and others at the Zhen Ding Technology in Shenzhen, China.
November, 11 2014
Garment workers in Bangladesh fight back and win. The Institute initiates turnaround in major apparel producers.
January, 23 2014
¡Marcas y almacenes importantes, como Wal-Mart, Macy’s, JCPenney, Kohl’s y PVH, compraron 52 millones de prendas, pero se muestran incapaces de proteger a los trabajadores, a quienes la patronal de Alianza Fashion se les ha robado más de $6 millones!
January, 22 2014
Major U.S. retailers and fashion companies such as Macy’s, JCPenney, Kohl’s and PVH bought more than 52 million garments from Alianza Fashion in Guatemala but were incapable of protecting a single worker as Alianza workers were robbed of over $6 million.
October, 03 2013
Making jeggings and jeans for Old Navy, Next Collections factory in Bangladesh cheated workers of their wages. Pregnant women are illegally terminated and denied their legal maternity leave. Workers were beaten or jailed for asking for their legal rights.
March, 20 2013
Tens of thousands of young women guest workers toil under brutal sweatshop conditions, sewing Wal-Mart, Hanes and other labels.
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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