Fashion Brands to Compensate Garment Workers in Mauritius for Forced Labor

Fashion Brands to Compensate Garment Workers in Mauritius: Leading fashion brands, including Barbour and PVH, have committed to paying £400,000 to garment workers in Mauritius. Transparentem, a US-based organization, found signs of forced labor and illegal recruitment fees for jobs in five factories in Mauritius. PVH and Barbour have pledged to reimburse workers at REAL […]

Brands agree to pay migrant garment workers

MAURITIUS – Leading brands including PVH, which owns Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, have agreed to pay more than $400,000 to garment workers in Mauritius after an investigation found migrants had paid illegal recruitment fees for their jobs. It follows a report from the US-based Transparentem nonprofit which interviewed 83 workers during a two-year modern […]

Mauritius: Transparentem investigation prompts buyer remediation & compensation for migrant workers at garment factories supplying major apparel brands

After a two year investigation into conditions for workers at five factories in Mauritius, Transparentem has published its findings and results of its engagement with apparel brands, prompting remediation and compensation for migrant workers who suffered a litany of labour rights abuses. Almost 100 garment workers from Bangladesh were interviewed in total for the investigation. […]