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Fair Trade Association Urges Bangladesh to Cooperate with EU and ILO

The Fair Trade Association has sent a letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh urging the country to cooperate with international bodies such as the EU and ILO in tackling outstanding labor issues.

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West Coast Port Contract Agreement Brings Certainty for Shippers

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association have signed a three-year labor contact extension through 2022, bring stability and certainty to importers and exporters.

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Lululemon, REI Factory in El Salvador Takes Heat for Workers’ Rights Violations

Several major brands manufacturing at Textiles Opico in El Salvador may want to take a closer look at the factory’s labor compliance. A new report out by the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) alleges that Texiles Opico—which supplies product for Lululemon, REI, Academy Sports, Castelli and……...

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South Korean Apparel Maker Hansae Under Review for ‘Systematic’ Human Rights Violations

The Norway Central Bank’s Sovereign Wealth Fund has put South Korea's Hansae Yes24 Holdings and its garment manufacturing unit Hansae under observation over possible human rights violations,

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FLA Report Identifies Ways to Mitigate Child Labor Risks in Cotton Sector

A new report from the Fair Labor Association and the Development Workshop Cooperative found levels of child labor in Turkey’s cotton supply chain, but more critically, the lack of a governmental or industry system of inspections or supply chain mapping makes it difficult the measure the extent of the problem.

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