Advocates hope the landmark payout could shake up the global garment industry, long criticised for exploiting cheap labour in the developing world.
The response to a COVID outbreak at a factory in Sri Lanka owned by a supplier for brands like M&S, Victoria’s Secret, Calvin Klein and GAP has workers saying they’re being treated like cattle.
H&M said that it is "deeply concerned about the developments" at the factory and working to "resolve the conflict peacefully."
Not much has changed since 1,129 Bangladeshi garment workers died in the 2013 disaster. One photographer takes us inside the brutal working conditions still endured by people in the industry.
As the first daughter steps out for President Trump’s inauguration, an expert explains what life is like for the women who make her shoes—and why things will likely only get worse for them.
A new report from the Asia Floor Wage Alliance finds evidence of widespread exploitation in H&M supplier factories in Cambodia and India. We spoke to labor activists to find out about how much life really sucks when you're making a $5.99 tank top.
It's not just Beyonce's Ivy Park sportswear line racing to the bottom in the name of fast fashion.
According to a newspaper investigation, the sweatshop workers making the Ivy Park collection for Topshop are only making 64 cents an hour. We ask an expert on the Sri Lankan clothes industry just how bad the situation really is.
In Cambodia, female garment workers slave away for hours on end to make fast fashion for brands like H&M and Gap. But their problems don't end when they leave the factory.
Half a million people work in Cambodia's garment industry, making items for Western brands in exploitative and risky conditions — but just getting to work can be the most dangerous part of their day.