Southern California Garment Workers Owed Millions in Back Wages

If you thought sweatshops were just a third-world phenomena, you’d be grossly mistaken. Thousands of workers in Southern California’s garment industry toil under similar…

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15 Major Retailers That Haven't Signed the Bangladesh Safety Agreement

Photo by Northfoto/Shutterstock GAP While competitors such as H&M, Mango, and Zara have committed themselves to financing vital safety upgrades in Bangladesh, Gap has held back,…

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FTC Fines Amazon, Macy's, Sears $1.26M for Mislabeling Bamboo Textiles

Photo by Shutterstock, Leon Max, Macy’s, and Sears have agreed to pay a combined $1.26 million in fines after the Federal Trade Commission charged them with marketing…

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Fifth Victim Comes Forward at Target, Walmart, Macy's "Rape Factory"

You might consider missing out on Missoni for Target a tragedy, but trust us, that’s just the hyperbole talking. For the female garment workers in Jordan, however, the nightmare…

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Walmart, Target, Hanes, Macy's Linked to Jordan "Rape Factory"

Photo by carool Some of the biggest names in American retail have been linked to a Jordanian garment factory that allegedly rapes, tortures, and abuses its female workers, according to…

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Macy's Switching to Recycled-Plastic Hangers This Fall

Macy’s will be bidding adieu to its clear plastic hangers this fall. As part of a raft of sustainable improvements announced Thursday, the department store plans to replace the…

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