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14 clothing brands express support for reform of Mexico’s labour justice system

2017.08.1614 international clothing brands have written to the Mexican government declaring their support for constitutional reform of the labour justice system and for secondary legislation to fully reflect the constitutional changes.

The true cost of Olympic uniforms

2012.07.18Recent debate in the US about Team USA’s Olympic uniforms being produced in China has sparked controversy on the trend of clothing multinationals resorting to cheaper production in developing countries. This trend is not new and continues to impact workers in low wage countries, Play Fair demands that multinational companies do more.

The true cost of cheap clothes

2012.07.18Last week United States Senators expressed dismay and outrage to learn that the uniforms for American Olympians were produced in China. But this is not new. For years unrestrained globalization has seen textile and clothing multinationals race to the bottom in the search for cheaper and cheaper production.

Cambodian unions call on brands to ACT

2019.04.09IndustriALL’s Cambodian affiliates have written to a number of global clothing brands that have not yet committed to the ACT process to tell them that by not doing so they are directly jeopardizing negotiations towards an industry agreement in the garment sector.

Improving working conditions in Philippines EPZs

2012.08.22IndustriALL Global Union and International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) affiliates met with sportswear brands and suppliers in Cebu, the Philippines, on 17 August to discuss the barriers to workers’ rights in the Mactan Economic Zone, and explore possibilities for improving working conditions in the Zone.

Brands must support collective bargaining in collegiate supplier factory

2012.07.24IndustriALL Global Union and the ITUC have sent a joint letter to Nike and Adidas calling on them to take immediate action to protect an extremely fragile industrial relations situation at Honduran supplier, Pinehurst Manufacturing.