Mulberry slammed for worker exploitation at Turkish factory

Turkish workers and activists globally are launching a series of protests against handbag brand Mulberry for failing to protect the rights of workers in its Izmir supplier factory. More than 15 store actions are planned to take place across Europe and the US this Wednesday and Thursday. The brand, worn by celebrities including Alexa Chung and Emma Watson, is being [&hellip

SF Leather Factory Violates Workers’ Rights!

In January of 2015, workers in SF Leather, who make high-end leather handbags which can fetch as much as $1,500 per piece, began organizing with DeriteksSendika. The employer found out in March and began a heavy-handed anti-union campaign, going as far as to illegally fire 14 of the workers for their organizing activities. There can be no doubt as to [&hellip

A real BOSS pays a living wage

Hugo Boss’ road to success is a road to poverty for workers. A real BOSS pays a living wage With protest actions both online and on the streets in a number of locations across Europe, campaigners from the Clean Clothes Campaign network (CCC) are calling on Hugo Boss to put an end to labour violations where their garments are produced [&hellip

ChinaSolidarity

On Thursday, April 24th, activists and unionists, organized by Clean Clothes Campaign Turkey, stood took action in Kadıköy, Istanbul at an Adidas store to deliver a letter in solidarity with the 48,000 factory workers currently on strike in Dongguan, China.    After calling on United Colors of Benetton to pay their fair share to victims of the Rana Plaza collapse, activists and [&hellip

Clean Clothes Campaign – Turkey Protest Against DeFacto

Clean Clothes Campaign – Turkey, protested against DeFacto, on 15 March, in İstanbul, Kadıköy. CCC activists who carried a symbolic coffin which is decorated with red paint, standing for 1139 deceased workers under Rana Plaza ruins  and “Made in Bangladesh, 100% life risk” stickers, unfurled a CCC banner in front of DeFacto store. The protesters put placards there, on which [&hellip

Street Action For Rana Plaza Victims

Clean Clothes Campaign Turkey organized a protest in front of the Mango store in favor of the victims of Rana Plaza   The activists of Clean Clothes Campaign gathered together in front of the Mango store on İstiklal Street, in İstanbul, one day before the meeting to be held in Geneva considering the compensation for the victims of Rana Plaza. [&hellip

A living wage is a human right

We believe that all garment workers should be paid a wage they can live on; because having a job should mean being able to support yourself and your family. A wage you can live on Most of the world’s garments are made in Asia, and yet while the clothing industry continues to make millions in profits for the big brands [&hellip

Compensation not charity for fire and collapse victims

Exactly eight months after a fire at the Tazreen Fashions factory and three months after the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, the Clean Clothes Campaign calls on companies involved in the disasters to attend meetings aimed at providing compensation to survivors and the families of those killed. The meetings, organised by IndustriALL Global Union, IndustriALL Bangladesh Council and global [&hellip

Add your voice and send a mail to the brands

Today we are calling on your support to seek justice for the Tazreen and Rana Plaza victims. Clean Clothes Campaign activists are set to stage protests across Europe calling on major brands to pay compensation for fire and building collapse victims in Bangladesh. The protests take place exactly one month after the Rana Plaza factory collapse and exactly six months [&hellip