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Inditex

11 July, 2014The global framework agreement (GFA) with Inditex, the world's largest fashion retailer, is designed to promote decent work across the group's vast supply chain, covering over a million workers in more than 6,000 supplier factories worldwide.

Rana Plaza compensation arrangement needs brands’ commitment

20 February, 2014The one-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza industrial homicide is approaching on 24 April. Only four brands have joined the Rana Plaza Arrangement, an ILO-led initiative to pay compensation to the injured and victims’ families.

Migros and Coop refuse to sign Bangladesh safety accord despite 1800 deaths in 7 years

29 January, 2014Migros and Coop continue to refuse to sign the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety, despite the deaths of 1800 people in the last seven years due to unsafe factories.

Cambodian workers fight for a living wage

29 January, 2014IndustriALL Global Union supports the fight of Cambodian garment workers for a minimum living wage and demands the respect of freedom of association and the release of jailed unionists.

Global unions and 30 major brands call on Cambodian government to investigate deadly violence

20 January, 2014IndustriALL Global Union, UNI Global Union, and the ITUC have joined forces with 30 global brands to urge the Cambodian government to investigate the recent use of deadly force against striking garment workers.

Bangladesh Accord announces establishment of factory safety inspection standards

15 January, 2014The technical team of the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, signed between IndustriALL, UNI Global Union and more than 120 global garment companies, has finalized the standards to be used for factory inspections.

Cambodian government must investigate killings and increase minimum wage

13 January, 2014IndustriALL Global Union and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) calls for the Cambodian government to act immediately to investigate the killing of four garment workers during strikes on 3 January, release all 23 detained unionists, and set a minimum wage on which workers and their families can at least meet their basic needs.

Global union bodies demand justice for Cambodian workers

6 January, 2014IndustriALL Global Union, UNI Global Union and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) have expressed horror at the violent repression of garment worker strikes by security forces and government-backed vigilantes.

Violent response to strike for increased minimum wage

6 January, 2014A nationwide strike in Cambodia to increase the minimum wage from USD 80 to USD 160 started on 24 December and ended nearly two weeks later in violence and killings.

Compensation fund created for Rana Plaza victims

27 December, 2013After several rounds of talks led by the ILO, an agreement on a compensation fund for the victims of the Rana Plaza industrial accident has been reached.