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Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Garment Worker Protection Act Into Law

California garment workers see historic victory as California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs the Garment Worker…

Áwet New York Is New to Saks and Championing Comfort That Cares

"As a brand, I want people to feel comfortable in our clothes and feel they have a brand that cares about…

Garment Worker Protection Act Advances — Next Stop, Newsom’s Desk

The bill saw 43 yes votes and is on its way to potential passage pending Gov. Gavin Newsom's final say.

‘Check-Box’ Social Audits Are Failing Workers, According to Report

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre released a report detailing how voluntary check-box social…

The Running List: Fashion Brands Who Signed On to New Bangladesh Accord

Attention stays on Bangladesh's new garment workplace safety agreement as some 80 brands and retail giants…

Bangladesh Accord Reenvisioned and Expanded — Now, Brands Must Sign On

The Bangladesh Accord is reenvisioned as International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and…

Do ‘Responsible’ Businesses Care Enough to Take a Stance on the Garment Worker Protection Act?

Amid rampant wage theft for Los Angeles garment workers, SB 62 is drawing lines between sustainable…

Now 140 Fashion Brands Back Garment Worker Bill, Ugg’s Plant Ambitions: Short Takes

This week in sustainability: Garment Worker Protection Act clears to next vote in Assembly, Ugg to broaden…

Garment Workers at Risk Without Access to COVID-19 Vaccine: Report

Only 2 percent of Bangladeshi garment workers are vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a new report.

Fashion Could Feel Effects of COVID-19-Induced Labor Crisis Until 2023

New employment report from the ILO found pandemic's shakeout on labor far from over. Here's what it means for…

Behind Bangladesh Accord’s Three-Month Extension, Bluesign CEO Steps Down: Short Takes

Bangladesh Accord's last-minute three-month extension, "Unraveled" book captures sustainable fashion now and…

Garment District Faces Steep Rise in Hate Crimes

Shortened hours, safe walks, rideshares and personal alarms are a new reality for Asian factory owners and…

Fashion’s Artisans and Workers Forge Connections to Survive

Handmade goods artisans and garment workers see collaborations and banding together as a way to weather the…

Garment Workers Organize Around Wage Reforms During Pandemic

California garment workers want an end to the "piece rate" pay system during a pandemic that has…

Eight Years Later, What’s Come From ‘The True Cost,’ Rana Plaza?

"The True Cost" director Andrew Morgan and Eco-Age's Livia Firth reflect on latest "Fashionscapes" short…