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Oct 15

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Action Update: Summer 2015

Find our what Labour Behind the Label have been up to in our bi-annual Action Update.   This edition includes celebrating compensation success as the Rana Plaza compensation fund finally reaches its $30 million goal, an evaluation on what has and hasn’t changed in the global garment industry since Rana Plaza in 2013, a ...

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Oct 15

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Report: Killer Jeans

‘Killer Jeans‘ reveals the shame of the denim industry and its potentially deadly dangers to workers’ health. Looking in detail at the effects of sandblasting, a denim finishing technique popular for jeans, which has been linked to the deaths of 50 workers so far in Turkey, where the process is now banned.   ...

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Oct 15

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Report: Shop ‘Til They Drop

‘Shop ‘Til They Drop‘ report unearths some worrying facts about garment workers health. The report shows that factory workers in Cambodia consume just 1598 calories a day on average – around half the recommended amount for the physically demanding work they do. Body Mass Index (BMI) figures gathered from ...

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Oct 15

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Report: Still Waiting

  Six months after a deadly building collapse in Bangladesh, the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) and the International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) have released a new report examining what progress has been made on delivering compensation to the families and workers affected by the tragedy. The report, entitled ‘Still ...

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Sep 15

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Killer Jeans report

The Killer Jeans report reveals the shame of the denim industry and its potentially deadly dangers to workers’ health. This report published in April 2011 details the extent and effects of sandblasting, a denim finishing technique, which has been linked to the deaths of around 50 workers so far in Turkey, where the process has ...

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