living wages

Continental Clothing's "Fair Share" Line Aims to Deliver a Living Wage

A living wage is a human right, and Continental Clothing, for one, wants its workers to get their deserved share. Together with BSD Consulting and Switzerland’s Fair Fashion…

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Fair Trade U.S.A. Wants to Keep the Fashion Industry Honest

As a vehicle for economic parity, “fair trade” is a designation that most people associate with coffee, chocolate, or bananas. Three years after a factory collapse in…

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H&M, Primark, Zara Agree to Raise Minimum Wage in Cambodia

After thousands of garment workers rallied across Phnom Penh last week to renew demands for higher wages, eight of the world’s leading fashion retailers said they are willing to…

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"Made in Europe" Doesn't Mean Better Wages for Workers, Says Report

Photo by Shutterstock The belief that “made in Europe” equals “fairly made” is a myth that needs to be shattered, according to a report from the Clean Clothes…

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European Clothing Brands Have "Long Way to Go" Before Living Wages Become a Reality

Photo by Munir Uz Zaman for AFP A “living wage” may be a human right, yet when it comes to facilitating lives of dignity for the workers who produce their clothes, most of…

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H&M Might Raise Its Prices so It Can Pay Workers a Better Wage

Photo by JuliusKielaitis/Shutterstock H&M shoppers might want to brace themselves for higher prices at the till. The Swedish apparel giant admitted Monday that a price hike could…

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10 Biggest Excuses For Not Paying a Living Wage (And Why They Suck)

1. CALCULATING FAIR AND BALANCED WAGE IS IMPOSSIBLE From the workers’ perspective, there is little sense in this argument. The problem of low wages is obvious to workers and many…

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