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Four years since Aswad fire compensation by brands can no longer wait
by Christie Miedema published 08-10-2017 last modified 07-10-2017 10:34 — filed under: , , , ,
Today four years ago, a fire broke out in the Aswad Composite Mills textile mill in Bangladesh, killing at least seven workers and injuring over fifty. Happening six months after the deadly Rana Plaza collapse, this tragedy never received much attention, and four years on, the families and survivors still remain without full and fair compensation. On this day, our thoughts are with the families that suffered losses. Clean Clothes Campaign urges the brands that were sourcing from the factory, including H&M, C&A and Primark, to ensure that these families finally receive the compensation that they should have been provided with so many years ago.
Located in News / / 10 / 07
Compensation arrangement agreed for victims of the Ali Enterprise factory fire in Pakistan
by Christie Miedema published 12-09-2016 — filed under: , , , , ,
An agreement in excess of US$5 million has been reached to provide compensation for loss of income, medical and allied care as well as rehabilitation, to the victims of one of the worst industrial accidents in Pakistan. It results from the ILO facilitation and coordination of consultations during a recent mission to Pakistan from 25 July to 5 August.
Located in News / / 09 / 12
Landmark compensation arrangement reached on 4th anniversary of deadly Pakistan factory fire
by Christie Miedema published 10-09-2016 last modified 12-09-2016 08:16 — filed under: , , , , ,
After four years of campaigning and months of negotiations, an agreement has been reached to pay compensation in excess of US$5 million to the survivors and families of workers killed in Pakistan’s worst industrial accident.
Located in News / / 09 / 10
Rana Plaza three years on: the struggle for justice and safety is not over
by Christie Miedema published 22-04-2016 last modified 25-04-2016 09:34 — filed under: , , , , ,
As the third anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse approaches, the Clean Clothes Campaign is releasing a comprehensive update on the efforts that have been taken by workers, governments, trade unions, activists and brands to demand improvements to the Bangladesh garment industry and to get justice for the families affected by this horrendous disaster.
Located in News / / 04 / 22
Three years after Tazreen factory fire CCC stands with affected workers
by Christie Miedema published 24-11-2015 — filed under: , , ,
The Clean Clothes Campaign is today marking the third anniversary of a devastating fire at the Tazreen Fashions factory in Ashulia, Bangladesh. Our thoughts are with all those families and individuals whose lives were changed as a result of the events of that night and we continue to stand with these families as they fight for justice for the loss and injury of their loved ones.
Located in News / / 11 / 24
Pakistani widow of Ali Enterprises factory fire visits Germany to appeal to German Retailer KiK
by Christie Miedema published 23-11-2015 — filed under: , , ,
From 23 to 27 November 2015, Shahida Parveen and Farhat Fatima from Pakistan will visit Berlin to draw attention to the global campaign demanding KiK provide long term compensation to the families affected by the Ali Enterprises factory fire in 2012. Shahida Parveen, a widow of one of the workers who was killed in the fire, intends to deliver her #MakeKikPay petition to KiK representatives during her stay in Germany. She will be accompanied by Farhat Fatima from the Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER), an organisation that signed a legal agreement with KiK for a negotiated settlement of long-term compensation to the survivors and victims’ families of the Ali enterprises tragedy.
Located in News / / 11 / 23
Three years after Tazreen factory fire Walmart still refuses to pay
by Mirjam van Heugten published 18-11-2015 — filed under: , , , ,
The Clean Clothes Campaign and the International Labor Rights Forum are today calling on international brands, including Walmart and El Corte Ingles, to contribute to a fund established to make payments to the families of the 112 workers killed and those permanently injured in a fire at the Tazreen Fashions factory in Bangladesh.
Located in News / / 11 / 18
Factory fire compensation campaign against German retailer KiK escalates
by Paul Roeland published 28-10-2015 last modified 02-11-2015 12:03 — filed under: , , ,
Campaign for compensation escalates in the face of German retailer’s continual refusal to fulfill obligation towards factory fire victims
Located in News / / 10 / 28
Rana Plaza: Global day action pushes brands to pay
by Mirjam van Heugten published 29-04-2015 — filed under: , , ,
The Rana Plaza Global Day of Action on April 24 pushed brands to contribute several millions for the survivors of the Rana Plaza factory collapse. A last minute initiative secured additional donations to the Rana Plaza compensation fund, but despite this US$2.7 million is still needed. Clean Clothes Campaign calls on brands to fill the remaining funding gap by May Day.
Located in News / / 04 / 29
With just days to the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster, the CCC warns of a funding crisis
by Paul Roeland published 21-04-2015 — filed under: , ,
Located in News / / 04 / 21