Tag: garment sector

Garment Worker News 3 August 2014

by | Filed under Garment Workers.

Garment Workers, Thailand, Photo by L. Tuttle

(English) UK & CAMBODIA. Help Cambodia’s garment workers, unions urge Business Secretary. The Independent (3 August 2014). The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, must force British clothing companies to investigate whether garments sourced from Cambodia are made at factories with fair labour practices, the unions have warned. BANGLADESH. Tuba Group workers begin fast-unto-death. Prothom Alo (29… Read more »

Garment Worker News 20 July 2014

by | Filed under Garment Workers.

Garment workers, Thailand

(English) BANGLADESH. The day the Rana Plaza garment workers died: New documentary tells the stories of those who survived the collapse of a clothing factory near Dhaka. The Independant (20 July 2014) by Jonathan Owen. A year on from the tragedy, Ms Begum is one of several survivors remembering their ordeal in a new documentary…. Read more »

Garment Worker News 6 July 2014

by | Filed under Garment Workers.

Garment workers

(English) CAMBODIA. Registration of garment factories up in first half. The Phnom Penh Post. (6 July 2014) by Daniel de Carteret. The number of garment factories registered in Cambodia reached 1,200 at the end of June, an 8 per cent increase over six months ago, according to data released by the Ministry of Industry and… Read more »

Garment Worker News 22 June 2014

by | Filed under Garment Workers.

Garment workers, Thailand, Photo by L. Tuttle

(English) INDONESIA. Mock trial to prove garment worker wages. Just-Style (20 June 2014) by Leoni Barrie. More than 140 garment workers from Indonesia are set to take part in a mock trial that begins tomorrow (21 June) to talk about pay and working conditions in factories making clothes for Western brands and retailers. CAMBODIA. Cambodian… Read more »

Garment Worker News 8 June 2014

by | Filed under Garment Workers.

Garment workers, Thailand, Photo by L. Tuttle

(English) MYANMAR. Gap clothing will soon display “Made in Myanmar”. Quartz (8 June 2014) by Kabir Chibber via WSJ. Gap will soon be making clothes in Myanmar, the Wall Street Journal reported, becoming the first major US retailer to set up shop in the former pariah state. NIGERIA. What Textile Workers Said To FG On… Read more »