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Wage Hike in Cambodia Rises Higher Than Expected

Next year, garment workers in Cambodia will be earning 11 percent higher wages. The agreed upon increase was higher than original outlined, and workers' unions—though pleased for now—have already committed to continuing the fight for fairer pay.

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New Comply Chain Tool to Help Brands Root Out Child Labor

Child labor and modern slavery continue to plague global industries and the U.S. Department of Labor is demanding more ethical supply chains.

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Bangladesh Textile Factory Fire Claims Six Lives

The ready made garment sector in Bangladesh suffered another tragedy on Wednesday when six workers perished in a textile factory fire.

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Los Angeles Garment Factories Fined for Labor Violations After Crackdown

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has cited 14 garment manufacturers and contractors $372,135 for labor law and garment registration violations, following inspections of 18 garment manufacturers last month in the Los Angeles area.

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Report: New Look Calls UK Factories a “Ticking Time Bomb”

The U.K.’s apparel sector may provide a host of benefits, but retailers, including Asos and New Look, feel the nation isn’t doing enough to protect garment workers.

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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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