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Viva Global workers reach agreement
by geertjan published 16-05-2011 last modified 29-04-2013 15:53 — filed under: , ,
42 workers from the Viva Global factory in Gurgaon, India have returned to work over six months after they were locked out following a violent attack on union members.
Located in News / / 05 / 16
Kidnapped Union Leader Released
by geertjan published 25-08-2010 last modified 25-04-2013 13:21 — filed under: , ,
Take action now to condemn the kidnapping of a trade union leader at a Marks & Spencer supplier factory in India. The union leader was abducted on August 25 by a gang at the factory grounds where he works. The kidnapping was part of a brutal attack against 60 workers, mostly women. It took place as they arrived for work at the Viva Global factory in Gurgaon, India.
Located in News / / 08 / 25
File chemical/x-molconn-Z Taking Liberties - Systematic Exploitation in Indian Garment Hub
by geertjan last modified 19-01-2016 11:40 — filed under:
This report from December 2010 by the UK-based organisations Labour Behind the Label and War on Want details the extremely poor working conditions in Gurgaon, India, one of the main centers of garments production in Asia. Labour Behind the Label is name of the British CCC.
Located in Resources / Publications from National CCCs
File PDF document Missed the Goal for Workers: The Reality of Soccer Ball Stitchers in Pakistan, India, China and Thailand
by Paul Roeland last modified 24-04-2013 18:57 — filed under: , , , , ,
This report presents the key findings of the International Labor Rights Forum’s research in the four largest soccer balls producing countries: Pakistan, India, China and Thailand. This report also highlights the need to rethink the strategies being utilized by companies to encourage suppliers to adhere to strong labor standards. Written by the International Labor Rights Forum, 2010.
Located in Resources / Recommended reading
File Labour Without Liberty - Female Migrant Workers in Bangalore's Garment Industry (full report)
by Christie Miedema published 26-01-2018 last modified 17-05-2018 10:23 — filed under: ,
[January 2018] Female migrants employed in India’s garment factories supplying to big international brands like Benetton, C&A, GAP, H&M, Levi’s, M&S and PVH, are subject to conditions of modern slavery. In Bangalore, India’s biggest garment producing hub, young women are recruited with false promises about wages and benefits, they work in garment factories under high-pressure for low wages. These are some conclusions from the report ‘Labour Without Liberty – Female Migrant Workers in Bangalore's Garment Industry’ - published by the Indian Garment Labour Union, the India Committee of the Netherlands and Clean Clothes Campaign
Located in Resources / Publications from the Clean Clothes Campaign
New report: false promises and restriction of movement in production for Western garment brands
by Christie Miedema published 26-01-2018 last modified 26-01-2018 11:40 — filed under: ,
Female migrants employed in India’s garment factories supplying to big international brands like Benetton, C&A, GAP, H&M, Levi’s, M&S and PVH, are subject to conditions of modern slavery. In Bangalore, India’s biggest garment producing hub, young women are recruited with false promises about wages and benefits, they work in garment factories under high-pressure for low wages. Their living conditions in hostels are poor and their freedom of movement is severely restricted. Claiming to be eighteen at least, many workers look much younger.
Located in News / / 01 / 26
Death threat and harassment of union leaders
by Paul Roeland published 07-01-2015 — filed under: ,
There have been serious violations of the freedom to associate in a union at the Shahi Export factory in Karnataka, Southern India.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2014 / Cases
Image Troff document Workers in India May 1st
by emma last modified 20-11-2013 13:23 — filed under: ,
Workers on the outskirts of Delhi mark International Labour Day May 1st 2013
Located in Living Wage / Living Wage images
Image Anannya Bhattacharjee May 1st 2013
by emma last modified 20-11-2013 13:24 — filed under: ,
Asia Floor Wage International Coordinator Anannaya Bhattacharjee addresses workers at a rally on May 1st 2013
Located in Living Wage / Living Wage images
File Troff document Asia Wage Report
by emma published 16-09-2014 last modified 13-01-2016 11:49 — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
The Clean Clothes Campaign and the Asia Floor Wage Alliance believe that being paid less than a living wage is a violation of an individual’s human rights. This report looks at the low wages being paid across six of the major garment producing countries in Asia – Cambodia, China, Bangladesh, India, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. It also looks at the responsibilities of both state and global apparel brands and their suppliers in addressing poverty wages and the steps that must be taken immediately if the garment industry is to provide a decent life for those working within it. The report was published in 2014.
Located in Resources / Publications from the Clean Clothes Campaign