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Manuscripts from 2014

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Another Samsung supplier factory exploiting child labor: An Investigation of Shinyang Electronic Co. Ltd., China Labor Watch

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iExploitation: Apple Supplier Jabil Exploits Workers to Meet iPhone 6 Demands, China Labor Watch

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Investigative report of Quanta Shanghai Manufacturing City, China Labor Watch

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Investigative Report on HEG Technology (Huizhou) Co., Ltd., China Labor Watch

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Two Years of Broken Promises: An Investigative Report of Catch Technology Co. Ltd (Suqian), an Apple Parts Manufacturer, China Labor Watch and Green America

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Stitched Up: Poverty Wages for Garment Workers in Eastern Europe and Turkey, Clean Clothes Campaign

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Living Wage in Asia, Clean Clothes Campaign and Asia Floor Wage Alliance

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Tailored Wages: Are the big brands paying the people who make our clothes enough to live on?, Clean Clothes Campaign and Asia Floor Wage Alliance

Manuscripts from 2013

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Apple’s Unkept Promises: Investigation of Three Pegatron Group Factories Supplying to Apple, China Labor Watch

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China Labor Watch Annual Report 2013, China Labor Watch

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Chinese workers exploited by U.S.-owned iPhone supplier: An investigation of labor conditions at Jabil Green Point in Wuxi, China, China Labor Watch

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Investigative report of Samkwang Science & Technology Co., Ltd., China Labor Watch

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Mattel’s Unceasing Abuse of Chinese Workers: An investigation of six Mattel supplier factories, China Labor Watch

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Fatal Fashion in Bangladesh: The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, Clean Clothes Campaign

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The History behind the Bangladesh Fire and Safety Accord, Clean Clothes Campaign

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Still Waiting: Six months after history's deadliest appeal industry disaster, workers continue to fight for reparations, Clean Clothes Campaign and International Labor Rights Forum

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Fatal Fashion: Analysis of recent factory fires in Pakistan and Bangladesh, Clean Clothes Campaign and SOMO

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Breathless for Blue Jeans: Health hazards in China's denim factories, Clean Clothes Campaign, War on Want, SACOM, and IHLO

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Executive Summary: Breathless for Blue Jeans, Clean Clothes Campaign, War on Want, SACOM, and IHLO

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Assessment Report 2013 ABC Gruppen AB, China F00000013005, Fair Labor Association

Manuscripts from 2012

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The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the Human Rights of Workers to Form or Join Trade Unions and to Bargain Collective, CCC, ITUC, industriAll, and UNI Global Union

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An Investigation of Eight Samsung Factories in China: Is Samsung Infringing Upon Apple’s Patent to Bully Workers?, China Labor Watch

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An Investigation of Eight Samsung Factories in China: Is Samsung Infringing Upon Apple’s Patent to Bully Workers?, China Labor Watch

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Beyond Foxconn: Deplorable Working Conditions Characterize Apple’s Entire Supply Chain, China Labor Watch

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China Labor Watch Annual Report 2012, China Labor Watch

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Deterioration of Mattel’s Labor Conditions : An Investigation of Four Factories, China Labor Watch

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Deterioration of Mattel’s Labor Conditions: An Investigation of Four Factories – November 29, 2012, China Labor Watch

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Follow-up Investigations of Five Samsung Factories, China Labor Watch

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Investigative Report of HTNS Shenzhen, China Labor Watch

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Mattel Supplier Factory Investigation: Excessive work hours, low pay, toxic exposures and strict work environments, China Labor Watch

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Samsung Factory Exploiting Child Labor, China Labor Watch

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Samsung Factory Exploiting Child Labor Investigative Report on HEG Electronics (Huizhou) Co., China Labor Watch

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Update: 3000 to 4000 workers strike at Foxconn’s China Factory, China Labor Watch

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Update: 3000 to 4000 workers strike at Foxconn’s China Factory, China Labor Watch

Deadly Denim: Sandblasting in the Bangladesh Garment Industry, Clean Clothes Campaign

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Deadly Denim: Sandblasting in the Bangladesh Garment Industry - Summary, Clean Clothes Campaign

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False Promises: Migrant Workers in the Global Garment Industry, Clean Clothes Campaign

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Hazardous workplaces: Making the Bangladesh Garment industry safe, Clean Clothes Campaign

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Apple Joins Fair Labor Association, Fair Labor Association

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Assessment Report 2012 ABC Gruppen AB, China F00000007936, Fair Labor Association

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Assessment Report 2012 Adidas Group, China AA0000000004, Fair Labor Association

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Assessment Report 2012 Adidas Group, Guatemala AA0000000030, Fair Labor Association

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Assessment Report 2012 Adidas Group, Mexico AA0000000002, Fair Labor Association

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Ethical Fashion Africa Project Update, Fair Labor Association

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Foxconn Internship Program Plan Appendix 1, Fair Labor Association

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Foxconn Internship Program Plan Appendix 1- Chinese, Fair Labor Association

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Foxconn Verification Status Report, Fair Labor Association

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Foxconn Verification Status Report – Chinese, Fair Labor Association

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Gear For Sports, Inc. (GFSI) – Tracking Report – India Factory Code: 030032629GV; Original 2007 – Follow ups thru 2012, Fair Labor Association

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Gestion durable de la chaine d’approvisionnement de Nestle en cacao en Cote d’Ivoire June 29, 2012, Fair Labor Association

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Independent Assessments & Remediation at PT. Glostar Indonesia, Fair Labor Association

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Nestle Action Plan on the Responsible Sourcing of Cocoa from Cote d’Ivoire June 29, 2012, Fair Labor Association

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Ozak Tekstil, Turkey - Freedom of Association Investigation Report March 16, 2012, Fair Labor Association

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Plan d’action de Nestle sur l’approvisionnement responsible en cacao en Cote d’Ivoire June 29, 2012, Fair Labor Association

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Report on Labour & Environmental Training Workshop in Kunshan 2010-04, Fair Labor Association

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Sustainable Management of Nestle’s Cocoa Supply Chain in the Ivory Coast – Focus on Labor Standards, Fair Labor Association

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Taking Care of Business: Childcare in Bangalore’s Apparel Industry, Fair Labor Association

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Taking Care of Business: Childcare in Bangalore’s Apparel Industry – Appendix B: List of Members of the Working Group on Childcare, Fair Labor Association and Anabel Ferus-Comelo

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Taking Care of Business: Childcare in Bangalore’s Apparel Industry – Appendix C: List of Members of the Working Group on Childcare, Fair Labor Association and Anibal Ferus-Comelo

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Taking Care of Business: Childcare in Bangalore’s Apparel Industry – Appendix A: List of Members of the Working Group on Childcare, Fair Labor Association and Anibel Ferus-Comelo

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Taking Care of Business: Childcare in Bangalore’s Apparel Industry – Appendix D: List of Members of the Working Group on Childcare, Fair Labor Association and Anibel Ferus-Comelo

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Understanding the Characteristics of the Sumangali Scheme in Tamil Nadu Textile & Garment Industry and Supply Chain Linkages, Fair Labor Association and Solidaridad South & South-East Asia

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A Chronology of the Investigation of the Murder of Labor Activist Aminul Islam, ILRF

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Letter to US Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis Re. Bangladesh Fire Safety, ILRF

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Statement Regarding Gap’s Refusal to Agree to a Fire Safety Program in Bangladesh, ILRF

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Labor Rights Groups Urge US and European Governments to Press Apparel Brands and Retailers to Sign onto Bangladesh Fire Building Safety Agreement, ILRF, CCC, and WRC

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Factory Certification Body Fails to Assist Victims of Karachi Factory Fire, ILRF, CCC, WRC, MSN, and NTUF

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Hershey’s to be Called-Out for Alleged Use of Forced Child Labor in Ad at Super Bowl, International Labor Rights Forum

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Hershey Will Offer Certified Chocolate Following Consumer-Driven Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum

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“More Unionists Were Killed”: Alliance of Progressive Labor Testifies in Washington Hearing, International Labor Rights Forum

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Bread and Roses: Garment and Textile Worker Organizing, Then and Now, International Labor Rights Forum and Sweatfree Communities

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ESTABILIDAD Y SEGURIDAD DEL EMPLEO Y EL TRABAJO DECENTE, Jorge Perez-Lopez

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Establilidad y Seguridad del Empleo y el Trabajo Decente, Jorge F. Perez-Lopez

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Stability and Security in Employment and Decent Work, Jorge F. Perez-Lopez

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For Workers’ Benefits: Solving Overtime Problems in Chinese Factories, Verite

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Investigacion Sobre Indicadores de Trabajo Forzoso en el Sector de Azucar de la Republica Dominicana, Verite

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Lessons Learned During Research on Indicators of Forced Labor in the Production of Goods, Verite

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Research Indicators of Forced Labor in the Indonesian Fishing Sector: Platform (Jermal) Fishing, Small-Boat Anchovy Fishing, and Blast Fishing, Verite

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Research on Indicators of Forced Labor in the Bangladesh Shrimp Sector, Verite

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Research on Indicators of Forced Labor in the Bolivia Brazil-nut, Cattle, Corn, and Peanut Sectors, Verite

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Research on Indicators of Forced Labor in the Dominican Republic Sugar Sector, Verite

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Research on Indicators of Forced Labor in the Guatamala Coffee Secto, Verite

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Research On Indicators of Forced Labor in the Supply Chain of Tuna in the Philippines, Verite

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Rubber Production In Liberia: An Exploratory Assessment of Living and Working Conditions, with Special Attention to Forced Labor, Verite

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The Electronics Sector in Malaysia: A Case Study in Migrant Workers’ Risk of Forced Labor, Verite

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Urge the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil to Adopt Proposed Criteria on Labor, Human Rights and Ethics, Verite

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Vision: February 2012 Newsletter, Verité

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Vulnerability to Broker-Related Forced Labor Among Migrant Workers in Information Technology Manufacturing in Taiwan and Malaysia, Verité

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Worker Rights Consortium assessment PT Kizone (Indonesia): Findings, Recommendations and Status, Worker Rights Consortium

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WRC update: Workers Reinstated at Genesis, S.A. Haiti, Worker Rights Forum

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Case Summary: Star S.A. (Honduras) October 1, 2012, WRC

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Investigacion del Consorcio de Derechos del Trabajador Sobre C.J.'s Seafood/Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Breaux Bridge, Louisiana) Hallazgos y Recomendaciones, WRC

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Worker Rights Consortium Assessment – C.J.’S Seafood/Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Breaux Bridge, LA) Findings and Recommendations, WRC

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Worker Rights Consortium Assessment – Pinehurst Manufacturing (Honduras) Findings, Recommendations, and Status, WRC

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Worker Rights Consortium Assessment – Star, S.A. (Honduras) Findings, Recommendations, and Status, WRC

Manuscripts from 2011

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Presentation of the New York City Pension Funds’ Proposal Wal-Mart Stores 2011 Annual Meeting June 3, 2011, Kalpona Akter

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BYD Company Limited Investigative Report, China Labor Watch

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Complaint against Intertek, China Labor Watch

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Dell, HP, and NEC Supplier Factory Case Study: MSI Computer (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., China Labor Watch

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Investigation of Two Clothing and Apparel Factories in China: Excessive Overtime, Student Workers, and Exploitative Wage Systems, China Labor Watch