Tag: Asia Floor Wage Alliance

The Women Who Make Clothes for Walmart Declare #MeToo

June 4, 2018

Hundreds of business, labor union, and government representatives from International Labour Organization member countries are meeting in Geneva, Switzerland for the annual International Labour Conference in June. The goal of the U.N. agency’s forum this year is to create a global standard to address gender-based violence in the workplace. To… Read More»

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Why Working People Are United Against Union Repression Today

November 16, 2016

Individuals and labor advocates around the world united today to demand an end to unjust retaliation against working people. The repression of and retaliation against labor rights supporters is a global problem. In December of last year, Chinese authorities arrested 25 labor rights organizers and activists in the industrial province… Read More»

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Working People Central to Innovative Global Labor Strategies

March 3, 2016

The labor movement in the United States and around the world is at a crossroads. Union-busting law firms have a firm presence across the globe. Countries with a vibrant history of trade unions like France and South Korea are undertaking anti-worker reforms. And trade proposals like the TPP threaten to… Read More»

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Cambodian Garment Workers Call On Walmart, Other Brands to Raise Wages

September 17, 2014

Since January, workers in garment factories in Cambodia making clothes for companies like Walmart and H&M have been calling for fair wages, asking their employers for a base wage of $177 per month. Workers have also been asking the companies to commit to ongoing negotiations with garment workers’ unions and… Read More»

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One Year Later, Walmart Still Shirks Responsibility for Supply Chain Catastrophes

April 23, 2014

April 24 marks the one-year anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh, where at least 1,138 people were killed and more than 2,500 were injured. Known as the worst garment industry catastrophe in history, the building collapsed only months after the deadliest factory fire in Bangladesh’s… Read More»

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