One garment worker "burst out laughing" when she heard about the first daughter's book.
Beyonce's label, Ivy Park, launched in collaboration with British fast fashion company Topshop, is quickly falling short of her stated goal to "celebrate every woman and the body she's in while always striving to be better".
Los Angeles' wage increase to $15 an hour by 2020 is an important victory. But that is four years in the future. Wage theft, however, is an entrenched system of doing business today.
For a brief moment in 2013, Western consumers got to see the dark underbelly of the supply chains that make the products they use each day.
While I strongly support more and better media representations of Muslims, Sikhs, members of the LGBT community, older women and people of color, I'm not about to commend H&M here. For one, their most prominent ads still tend to feature unnaturally thin white women.
We believe that not only is it possible to find options that align with your values, but also that by continuing to support these alternatives, we can grow those supply chains and industries which are effectively and transparently making sustainable improvements in their supply chain.
As we take turns pushing her one-year-old brother in his stroller, my daughter asks me why people don't just stay away from bad people, then they won't be trafficked. I tell her that usually the story starts out with hope.
The sad reality is that the United States government remains the country's largest low wage job creator. All those Senators tromping through New Hampshire promising to rebuild the middle class are part of a Congress that doesn't pay the workers who serve them enough to lift a family out of poverty.
April 23 is Fashion Revolution Day -- an opportunity for us to reflect on the welfare of the workers who make the clothes we all wear.
In Chalk, volunteers use colored sidewalk chalk to inscribe the name and age of each woman on the pavement in front of her home. A small sign is taped to her building, asking New Yorkers to remember her life and the continued fight for economic justice for all women.
The laborers inside make more than three times the country's minimum wage. Workplace safety standards are high, and the plant
President Ross and Chancellor Folt, I urge you to reaffirm your commitment to the highest ethical standards and to demonstrate
Sikder said she feels personally that any brand that purchased clothes from Rana Plaza had a hand in what happened, however
The ILRF recommended that the exchanges agree to abide by the accord's principles, and that Congress hold the exchanges responsible