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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.
'Think Out of the Box!' implicates that you have ever thought of such a thing like a box existing and to respect it, either
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.
I look around at my home now, a mix of things purchased without question and sustainable ethical goods, and a closet full of labels. Never once had I thought of whose hands made them.
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.
Consumer movements are never going to end sweatshops. We can lean on multinational corporations all we want, they don't have the information or the power to ensure decent factories, and neither do we.
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.
"Invest in the casinos!" Nonetheless, once a year for the past twenty years I meet my childhood friend Rob Lefko in Las Vegas for a weekend of high-powered meditation.
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.
Throughout his remarkable career, Hayden has been both a prophetic voice and a political strategist, a rare combination. No single figure embodies the spirit of the generation that came of age in the 1960s than Hayden.
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