Protection for Long-Exploited California Garment Workers Is Finally Signed Into Law
The Garment Worker Protection Act enforces fair compensation and holds fashion brands accountable for unpaid wages.
Inside the Fight to End Labor Exploitation in L.A. Garment Factories
Garment workers are working to change a long history of wage theft and sweatshop-like conditions in Los Angeles.
Stella McCartney 'Barely Knows What Sustainable Means Anymore'
The designer used her Spring 2021 presentation to try and go deeper with the language we use to talk about fashion's environmental impact.
Just How Bad is NYFW for the Environment? A New CFDA Report Tries To Find Out
Some of what's in it may surprise you.
Must Read: Dua Lipa Covers 'Elle,' Protecting Workers' Rights Is Harder Than Ever in a Pandemic
Plus, luxury chief executives talk leading companies remotely.
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Former Everlane Employees Claim They Were Unlawfully Fired After They Tried to Unionize [UPDATED]
They say the brand used the global pandemic as a cover-up to quietly dismantle their unionization efforts — and attracted the support of Bernie Sanders along the way.
Must Read: The Human Cost of Fashion Nova's Cheap Clothes, Dolce & Gabbana Announces Succession Plan
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Must Read: The Price Behind an Instagram Post, Inside the Slave Labor Camps of Fashion Brands
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New Report Uncovers Labor Abuses in Malaysian Clothing Factories — and Shows How Brands Should Respond
Implicated brands include Nike, Asics, Under Armour, Target and Brooks. Thankfully, some are committing to change for the better.
The Fashion Industry Is One of the Biggest Supporters of Modern Slavery Across the Globe
According to a new report by the Walk Free Foundation.
Fashioning Workers’ Rights For Women
The runways of New York and the factories of Bangladesh could not seem further apart. Yet they both drive a global, 1.5 trillion dollar industry: the fashion industry. And in both cases, the work is performed overwhelmingly by young women and girls--fashion models, on the one hand, and garment workers on the other--both of whom are struggling to assert their rights in a hostile labor environment. Sara Ziff, founder of the Model Alliance took a trip to Dhaka last summer to learn more about the garment industry there and see the conditions on the ground. In this exclusive video, you'll learn about Sara's trip, and her more recent work with international labor rights groups (WRC, ILRF) and activists like Kalpona Akter and Tazreen Factor fire survivor Sumi Abedin. Watch and get the message out: let's put the pressure on major labels to sign on to the Bangladesh Build Fire and Safety Agreement.