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File Stitched Up - Turkish version
by Paul Roeland published 09-03-2015 last modified 19-01-2016 10:52 — filed under: , ,
Poverty wages in the garment industry in Eastern Europe and Turkey. An in depth research report from 2014 on the situation facing garment workers in 10 countries. Busting the myth that "Made in Europe" means better wages and conditions.
Located in Resources / Publications from the Clean Clothes Campaign / Translations
File PGP keys Turkey Factsheet 2014
by emma published 10-06-2014 last modified 09-11-2017 06:46 — filed under: , ,
Factsheet explaining the garment industry in Turkey
Located in Living Wage / Europe / Country Profiles
Pressure on unionised workers
by Paul Roeland published 26-05-2014 — filed under: ,
The Turkish union Deri-Is asked the Clean Clothes Campaign for support in a case of dismissal of four union members and intimidation of union members at the Ismaco factory. The Clean Clothes Campaign engaged with the Dutch owner and Italian buyers, and worked closely with Italian trade unions.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2013 / Cases in 2013
File Stitched Up: Poverty wages in the garment industry in Eastern Europe and Turkey
by emma published 10-06-2014 last modified 13-01-2016 11:52 — filed under: , ,
This is an in depth research report on the situation facing garment workers in 10 countries, busting the myth that "Made in Europe" means better wages and conditions. The report was made in 2014.
Located in Resources / Publications from the Clean Clothes Campaign
Stitched Up
by emma published 10-06-2014 last modified 18-06-2014 19:50 — filed under: , ,
New report released by Clean Clothes Campaign shows that garment workers in Eastern Europe and Turkey are paid poverty wages and many have to work second or third jobs to be able to live.
Located in News / / 06 / 10
Esprit and Li&Fung target of international street actions
by geertjan published 06-11-2012 last modified 25-04-2013 13:50 — filed under: , , ,
An international call for action from the Clean Clothes Campaign last week led to protests in cities around the world. In Istanbul, Chiang Mai and Hong Kong workers protested against the failure of Esprit and its agent Li&Fung to pay €4.7 million Euro owed to more than 2000 people who became jobless after the factory closed. 'These actions are only the beginning of our campaign to make Esprit and Li & Fung pay up,' says Ineke Zeldenrust, International Coordinator at Clean Clothes Campaign.
Located in News / / 11 / 06
Large public procurer in Norway publicly supports dismissed Thai workers
by geertjan published 18-10-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:50 — filed under: , , ,
The South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, the largest public procurer in the health sector in Norway, publicly supports a number of dismissed Thai workers at Mölnlycke Health Care (Thailand) Ltd. The company which produces hospital gowns sacked 22 unionized workers in September 2011 following their participation in what the gown manufacturer describes as an 'illegal strike'.
Located in News / / 10 / 18
Day 230 in the picket line: Esprit involved in Hey Tekstil severance case
by geertjan published 04-10-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:50 — filed under: , ,
Hong Kong-based brand Esprit was a big buyer from the Hey Tekstil factory in the months before closure last February. An estimated 80-90% of the clothes made at Hey Tekstil in Turkey were for Esprit. Sacked workers are still waiting for back wages in the picket line in Istanbul.
Located in News / / 10 / 04
Brands and management fail to resolve Bratex dispute
by geertjan published 22-10-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: , , ,
CCC calls on Bratex management and buyers Fruit of the Loom and Viania to resolve a dispute in the factory, which has been ongoing for more than two years. Sri Lankan supplier Bratex has yet to come to an agreement with workers, meaning 31 workers remain without jobs, and workers' demands in relation to wages, bonuses and freedom of association have still not been met. The year long investigation of the Fair Labor Association FLA has failed to produce any results.
Located in News / / 10 / 22
Don't blame the whistle-blower: Mirrai responsible for loss of orders
by geertjan published 08-08-2012 last modified 29-04-2013 15:43 — filed under: ,
Clean Clothes Campaign and IndustriALL reproach the Employers' Federation of Ceylon for lashing out at the trade union FTZGSEU.
Located in News / / 08 / 08