Factory X commit to pay a living wage

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After years of campaigning from Oxfam supporters, Factory X commit to pay a living wage

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Best&Less published their supplier lists

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Best&Less have published 100% of their Tier 1 supplier lists, bringing their factories out of hiding and ensuring their supply chain is transparent. 

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David Jones and Country Road support worker safety

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Country Road Group and David Jones made a big step forward on factory safety by joining the important Bangladesh Fire & Building Safety Accord. 

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Elk steps towards a fairer fashion industry

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Melbourne-based fashion label ELK have made a real commitment to ensuring workers in their supply chain are paid a living wage.  

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Cotton On cotton on to living wages

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Cotton On has just announced they are strengthening their commitment to a living wage! Congratulations, Cotton On.

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Kmart and Target take a big step forward on living wages!

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To celebrate, comedian Sammy J recorded a special thank you message to congratulate them. Watch the video.

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City Chic: a huge step toward a living wage

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City Chic was the first Australian brand to make a real commitment to a living wage. 

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Sammy J says: Dear Kmart, Increase What She Makes

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Sammy J speaks for a lot of us – when we’re shopping, we all love a bargain. But, the bargain shouldn’t be what she makes.

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What She Makes Game

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Try out this classroom round table role play/ debate game!

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Cotton On joins ACT Initiative

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Cotton On made important progress by joining the ACT Initiative on Living Wages, which brings together brands and global unions to collaborate on achieving higher wages for the women who make our clothes. Cotton On also affirmed their commitment to working towards living wages in their supply chain, however are yet to commit to a […]

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Gorman take a step forward on transparency

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After years of campaigning from Oxfam supporters, Gorman and Factory X have published the names and locations of their factories. It’s an important step forward in supply chain transparency. Without this information it is extremely difficult to confirm whether workers are being treated fairly, and it allows workers to raise their concerns directly with the […]

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Help school the big brands this summer

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You know the holidays are over when you starting seeing advertisements for ‘Back To School’ sales. Unfortunately, many of the women making clothes for brands like Kmart, Target and Big W are paid poverty wages. Find out how you can call brands to account.

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You won’t believe What She Makes

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Together, we’re tackling poverty in the fashion industry, demanding big clothing brands pay a living wage to the women who make our clothes.

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Make IT Fair

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The Make IT Fair campaign, together with GoodElectronics, is putting the pressure on big IT companies like Apple and Samsung to give a fair deal to the people that make their products. Apple is now the world’s largest corporation, valued at more than half a trillion US dollars. Workers in factories that manufacture Apple products, […]

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Wal-Mart receives wooden spoon on workers’ rights

The International Labour Rights Forum (ILRF) has released its latest Working for scrooge report, which exposes companies with some of the worst records on respecting freedom of association in 2011. Four companies were singled out for individual scrutiny because of their poor labour practices. Culprits include the world’s largest fresh fruit and vegetable producer, Dole […]

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Sneaky Business marches through Indonesia

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More than 240 people from around the world have joined Sneaky Business—an online march to demand workers’ rights in the footwear industry.

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Zara, European brands exploit workers in Bangladesh

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A new report shows that women producing for top European retailers, including Zara, are struggling to survive on poverty wages.

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Working around the clock

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I’m aware that because I work the night shift the condition of my body isn’t great—I’m unfit, easily tired and frequently sick…If there were something I could wish for, it would be that the factory provides something to help us improve our nutrition, so that I can stay healthy while working night shift.

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Dengue Fever

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Before I fell ill, I hadn’t been feeling well enough to work for two or three days. But I still went to work because I wouldn’t be able to get sick leave without a certificate from the factory clinic.

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14,000 years for Sri Lankan workers to earn Nike CEO pay

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Did you know it would take the average Sri Lankan sportswear worker 14,000 years to earn the Nike CEO’s annual pay?

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Cambodian labour activist arrested

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There is increasing concern for the human rights of Cambodian labour activists following the recent arrest of Phnom Penh based union leader, Sous Chantha.

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