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Global brands should ensure garment worker safety

Global brands should ensure garment worker safety
24-04-2013 09:50

CCC mourns the senseless deaths of at least 250 garment workers who perished in three factory fires in Pakistan and Russia this week.

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Tchibo second retailer worldwide to commit to groundbreaking fire safety programme

24-04-2013 11:48

Bangladeshi garment suppliers under independent building inspections

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Statement Regarding Gap’s Refusal to Agree to a Fire Safety Program in Bangladesh

Statement Regarding Gap’s Refusal to Agree to a Fire Safety Program in Bangladesh
29-04-2013 15:40

Gap Inc. has refused to participate in a comprehensive fire safety program, to which two other major apparel brands have already committed, to address the deadly working conditions at its supplier factories in Bangladesh.

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Call on Gap to protect Bangladeshi workers' lives

Call on Gap to protect Bangladeshi workers' lives
23-01-2014 09:20

Since 2006 at least 500 Bangladeshi garment workers have died in factory fires while sewing clothing for giant fashion companies, like Gap and H&M. Future tragic deaths could be prevented if companies like Gap would follow the lead of brands like Tommy Hilfiger and the German retailer Tchibo, by agreeing to a fire safety program that includes really independent inspections, mandatory repairs and renovations of safety hazards, a central role for workers and unions, transparency and binding commitments to protect workers.

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Bangladesh factory fire: brands accused of criminal negligence

Bangladesh factory fire: brands accused of criminal negligence
24-04-2013 09:50

The Clean Clothes Campaign, along with trade unions and labour rights organisations in Bangladesh and around the world is calling for immediate action from international brands following yesterday's fire in Dhaka Bangladesh, which cost the lives over one hundred garment workers.

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Sean Combs’ ENYCE labels found in Bangladesh factory fire

Sean Combs’ ENYCE labels found in Bangladesh factory fire
24-04-2013 09:50

US rapper and producer, Sean Combs, more commonly known as Puff Daddy or P Diddy, is called upon by campaigners to take action today after his ENYCE brand was linked a tragic fire which killed 120 Bangladeshi garment workers on Saturday. Labels from his ENYCE brand were found in the wreckage of the burnt out Tazreen Fashion garment factory by local activists.

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More action needed on Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety

24-04-2013 11:48

Labor Rights Groups Urge US and European Governments to Press Apparel Brands and Retailers to Sign onto Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Agreement

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Trade unions and labour groups’ demands to buyers from Tazreen Fashions

Trade unions and labour groups’ demands to buyers from Tazreen Fashions
25-04-2013 09:50

Bangladeshi trade unions and international organizations are calling on all brands sourcing from the devastated Tazreen Fashions factory, which burnt down last weekend killing 112 workers, to provide emergency relief, medical costs and compensation to all those affected by the fire. They are also being asked, along with other key brands and stakeholders, to ensure an immediate and transparent investigation into the events surrounding the fire and to take urgent steps to prevent future tragedies in the industry.

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Vigils at European C&A stores for justice Tazreen fire victims

Vigils at European C&A stores for justice Tazreen fire victims
24-04-2013 09:50

This week Clean Clothes Campaigns in Spain, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands and Austria organise candlelight vigils in front of C&A stores. The labour rights group calls upon C&A and other buyers from the Tazreen Fashions factory in Bangladesh to ensure compensation to the victims, take credible steps to prevent future tragedies in the industry and support a full and transparent investigation into the fires. C&A and Li&Fung have confirmed that they were sourcing from Tazreen at the time of the fire that caused the death of at least 112 workers, and injured more than 50. Other companies that confirmed sourcing from Tazreen in the past year include Spanish companies Sfera and Hipercor (subsidaries of El Corte Inglés) and the German discounter KIK.

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Tazreen fire: What brands should do, and their responses so far

Tazreen fire: What brands should do, and their responses so far
25-04-2013 13:56

Brands should help the victims. The brands should take swiftly a clear principle commitment on compensation, which needs to be negotiated with the trade unions representing the workers at Tazreen, and be based on international standards as well as established precedents and customs in Bangladesh. The international buyers from the Tazreen factory bear responsibility for full redress of the victims, which includes contribution to the loss of income and damages for the injured and families of the dead.

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Demand justice for the victims of the Tazreen fire

Demand justice for the victims of the Tazreen fire
25-04-2013 13:55

On the 24th November 2012, at least 112 workers died in the fire at Tazreen Fashions, a garment factory near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Many of the workers jumped to their deaths trying to escape from the nine story building. Others, unable to escape the blaze, were burned alive. Tazreen produced for a host of well known brand names, including C&A, KIK, Walmart, Li & Fung, Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Disney, Dickies, Sean Comb (ENYCE) and Kmart/Sears.

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