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A win for Next workers in Sri Lanka!

After months of fighting for Next to formally recognise the FTZ & GSEU Trade Union within the Next Manufacturing Ltd (NML) factory, workers from the NML factory in Sri Lanka have finally secured victory! We can celebrate with all the workers who have fought for...
Tansy Hoskins: One Challenger’s experience of the Six Items

Tansy Hoskins: One Challenger’s experience of the Six Items

I have a confession to make: I own 182 pieces of clothing. Last year I decided to pack 176 of them into large laundry bags and wear only the remaining six for the next six weeks. What happened is a tale of two halves. It started in February 2020 when I had the...

Champion workers’ rights during Pride events

Annual Pride events are deeply rooted in the political struggle of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) communities for freedom, equality and social justice.  Until recently, brands and businesses rarely spoke out in support of LGBTQ activism. However...
Garment workers’ unions and rights groups support TRIPS waiver

Garment workers’ unions and rights groups support TRIPS waiver

The global supply chains of international brands and retailers are spread across low-and-middle-income governments including India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Central America and Mexico, and employs at...
We’re hiring: Lived Experience Adviser

We’re hiring: Lived Experience Adviser

Labour Behind the Label is recruiting an adviser with lived experience of working in UK garment factories to ensure that the voice of garment workers remains central our work. Do you work in a manufacturing role in a UK garment factory, or have done in the past? Do...