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2008-2010 US Brands on the Spot over Factory Closure in Cambodia
by geertjan published 21-03-2013 last modified 29-04-2013 10:40 — filed under: , ,
The PDC garment factory located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia failed to adequately notify its employees when it closed down unexpectedly in 2008. The factory left nearly 600 employees jobless as they waited for payment of their last month’s salary and wondering whether they would ever receive their severance packages as stipulated by Cambodian law.
Located in Issues / Archive: Urgent Appeals 2005-2011
File PDF document 10 Years of the Better Factories Cambodia Project - A critical evaluation
by Paul Roeland last modified 13-01-2016 14:26 — filed under: ,
Better Factories Cambodia (BFC) is a monitoring program initiated by the ILO. It seeks to promote decent working conditions in the Cambodian garment industry. This report by Clean Clothes Campaign and Community Legal Education Center from August 2012 assesses the achievements and limitations of the BFC project. It concludes that while the program has its strengths, working conditions are still very poor. The report formulates recommendations around six areas where the BFC program could be improved.
Located in Resources / Publications from the Clean Clothes Campaign
Campaigners urge fashion brands to support minimum wage increase
by geertjan published 27-02-2013 last modified 24-04-2013 11:48 — filed under: ,
Cambodian garment workers union calls for $150 monthly minimum wage.
Located in News / / 02 / 28
European activists detained by Cambodian police at garment protest
by geertjan published 10-03-2013 last modified 24-04-2013 11:43 — filed under: , ,
Police detained five activists from the Clean Clothes Campaign last Tuesday who were meeting workers at a protest outside a clothing factory near Phnom Penh. The workers were on strike because 41 workers had been illegally dismissed for unionizing. While striking the workers have faced police brutality and seven have been beaten by company affiliated thugs using a stick with nails in it.
Located in News / / 03 / 11
'Conscious collection' H&M leaves seamstresses unconscious
by geertjan published 24-03-2013 last modified 18-04-2013 14:15 — filed under: ,
Amsterdam – Clean Clothes Campaign launches a spoof campaign called 'Unconscious Collapses'. The campaign targets H&M's launch of the new 'Conscious Collection', criticising the working conditions in Asian garment factories. In Cambodia alone, more than 2900 workers have collapsed since 2010, several hundred of them at H&M suppliers.
Located in News / / 03 / 25
News flash: 21 Cambodians refused bail
by emma published 11-02-2014 — filed under: ,
Clean Clothes Campaign expresses bitter disappointment and continues the fight for their immediate release.
Located in News / / 02 / 11
Cambodian garment workers commence strike for a living wage
by emma published 17-04-2014 last modified 17-04-2014 11:47 — filed under: , ,
Today, thousands of garment workers in Cambodia will stay at home as part of a new series of actions to demand of a living wage.
Located in News / / 04 / 17
Cambodian garment workers demand higher minimum wage
by emma published 16-09-2014 last modified 16-09-2014 15:06 — filed under: , ,
H&M among the leading clothing brands urged to show leadership and commitment to achieving a living wage
Located in News / / 09 / 17
Global brands leave Cambodian workers fainting over fashion
by Mirjam van Heugten published 10-12-2015 — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
On International Human Rights Day, labour network Clean Clothes Campaign joins more than 25 countries in a global call on major brands such as H&M, GAP, Levi's and Inditex to make sure Cambodian workers receive US$177 as a first step towards a living wage.
Located in News / / 12 / 10
H&M's sustainability promises will not deliver a living wage
by Mirjam van Heugten published 09-04-2015 — filed under: , , , , , ,
Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) is today calling on H&M to show evidence to back up its 'fair living wage' claims, following the release of a new Sustainability Report. The campaign says that making marketing capital from workers' poverty with little evidence of change is unethical and stands to slow down progress in the industry.
Located in News / / 04 / 09