The workers are demanding an increase in pay to 800 gourdes a day, or $12.70.
Former Salvatore Ferragamo ceo Michele Norsa has joined the fund, which is expected to support the growth of Italian brands, as Industrial Partner.
The firm supplied to western companies, including British mass retailer Littlewoods.
As Chinese President Xi visits the city, pro-democracy demonstrations are planned.
Opening more GSP countries for duty-free trade for handbags and more is a blow for China with a nod toward enforcement.
The Central American country says a panel cleared it of allegations by the USTR and AFL-CIO that it abused workers trying to unionize in the apparel sector.
The official White House employee is still working on securing trademarks for her eponymous brand.
Accessories makers are beginning to move out of China due to labor costs and quality issues.
The bulk of the unloaded merchandise includes aspirational labels such as American Eagle, Abercrombie & Fitch, Tommy Hilfiger, Levi’s or Calvin Klein.
The Sustainability Apparel Coalition includes Wal-Mart, Patagonia, Nike, Adidas, Puma and Nordstrom.
The European Commission is cracking down on companies that may be restricting cross-border sales with distribution agreements.