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File PDF document Workers Voices - The situation of women in the Eastern European and Turkish garment industries
by Paul Roeland last modified 24-04-2013 18:57 — filed under: ,
Research on working conditions in Eastern Europe and Turkey based on over 250 interviews with (women) workers. Written by Kampagne fur Saubere Kleidung and Clean Clothes Campaign, 2005.
Located in Resources / Publications from National CCCs
Mulberry slammed for worker exploitation at Turkish factory
by Mirjam van Heugten published 15-09-2015 last modified 15-09-2015 10:07 — filed under: , , , ,
Turkish workers and activists globally are launching a series of protests against handbag brand Mulberry for failing to protect the rights of workers in its Izmir supplier factory. More than 15 store actions are planned to take place across Europe and the US this Wednesday and Thursday.
Located in News / / 09 / 15
Nordic fashion brands need to tackle abuse of Syrian refugees in Turkish garment factories
by Christie Miedema published 18-01-2017 last modified 18-01-2017 09:00 — filed under: , , ,
Thousands of Syrian refugees work long hours in Turkey’s apparel factories in unhealthy conditions with salaries below the minimum wage. Despite Turkey being an important sourcing market for the Nordic brands H&M, KappAhl, Lindex, Gina Tricot and Varner (BikBok, Cubus, Carlings et al), the companies are not doing enough to prevent discrimination of Syrians in their supply chains, according to a report by Fair Action and Future in our hands.
Located in News / / 01 / 18
Zara, Next, Mango Slammed for Leaving Workers Without Wages in Turkish Factory
by Christie Miedema published 25-09-2017 — filed under: , , ,
Workers at the Bravo Tekstil factory complex in Istanbul, Turkey are demanding their back wages and severance after working without payment for three months followed by the sudden shutdown of their factory. As the factory was producing for the apparel brand giants Zara, Next, and Mango, Clean Clothes Campaign supports the workers’ demand that these brands take responsibility and pay up.
Located in News / / 09 / 25
We welcome our 17th local CCC: Turkey!
by Mirjam van Heugten published 03-07-2013 last modified 03-07-2013 10:53 — filed under: , ,
CCC is pleased to announce that we now have our 17th European platform in Turkey. CCC Turkey is a platform of trade unions and worker rights groups.
Located in News / / 07 / 03
Turkish workers win case targeting handbag producer Mulberry
by Mirjam van Heugten published 19-10-2015 last modified 19-10-2015 15:19 — filed under: , , ,
Turkish workers for the handbag brand Mulberry, and activists globally who supported their cause, are hailing a 'tremendous victory' after winning a campaign to uphold human rights in their factory.
Located in News / / 10 / 19
CCC statement on the use of Syrian workers in high street supply chains
by Mirjam van Heugten published 03-11-2016 last modified 19-04-2017 09:45 — filed under: , , , , ,
Clean Clothes Campaign welcomes the attention received by the recent BBC Panorama investigation into the exploitation of Syrian refugees, including children, within the supply chains of major European clothing retailers. We are calling on the Turkish government, the European Union and all major clothing brands to make sure adequate protections are in place that guarantee full respect of the rights of Syrian workers that will continue to be employed in the production of our clothing.
Located in News / / 11 / 03
Trade Union Harassment Continues at Prada Supplier
by geertjan published 30-01-2013 last modified 25-04-2013 13:58 — filed under: , , ,
It is with great regret that the Clean Clothes Campaign is reopening the campaign to demand justice for workers at the DESA leather factory in Duzce, Turkey.
Located in News / / 01 / 30
File ECMAScript program Invisible workers - Syrian refugees in Turkish garment factories
by Christie Miedema published 18-01-2017 last modified 18-01-2017 08:34 — filed under: , , ,
Thousands of Syrian refugees work long hours in Turkey’s apparel factories in unhealthy conditions with salaries below the minimum wage. Despite Turkey being an important sourcing market for the Nordic brands H&M, KappAhl, Lindex, Gina Tricot and Varner (BikBok, Cubus, Carlings et al), the companies are not doing enough to prevent discrimination of Syrians in their supply chains, according to this report by Fair Action and Future in our hands published in January 2017.
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€4.7 million in overdue wages
by Paul Roeland published 03-10-2013 last modified 10-10-2013 14:10 — filed under: ,
Garment company Hey Tekstil did not pay its employees from November 2011 to February 2012, then fired them without notice and failed to pay them the severance payments required by law. The workers organised actions and picket lines for months to get what is owed to them by the company. A web appeal and solidarity actions targeting Esprit have been set up to support them.
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