Tag: Cambodia

Though It Dictates Demand, Walmart Ignores Workers in Its Supply Chain

June 12, 2015

Walmart is not only the world’s largest retailer and private employer; it’s also the overseer of one of the largest supply chains in the world. Walmart exerts enormous pressure on its suppliers and even has million-plus square foot warehouses just for its own products. Even though Walmart exerts an enormous… 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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