Zara Says It “Strongly Supports” A New Accord to Protect Garment Workers. Will It Follow Through?
Zara responds to citizen pressure on the Accord, says that it supports a new agreement that holds brands accountable.
Will USAID’s New Leadership Fulfill Covid Relief Promises to Garment Makers?
The U.S. government and big brands like Gap, Nike, and Levi’s promised aid to garment makers impacted by Covid-19 under the USAID MOU. PayUp Fashion reaches out to USAID to ask the new Administration if it will fulfill those promises.
Debunked: 5 Excuses H&M is Using to Avoid Signing the Accord
A life-saving agreement on worker safety is set to expire in August. Why is H&M, one of the world’s most socially conscious brands, making excuses to not renew the Accord?
FAQ: The Buyer Code of Conduct and the Model Contract Clauses. How Might They Change Fashion?
If adopted into the contracts of major fashion brands, the Buyer Code of Conduct will offer garment worker protections that will be enforceable in powerful new ways.
Myanmar Women Union Leaders Speak Out at PayUp Fashion Press Conference
"The military is shooting everyone on the road, so safety is a big issue we [garment workers] face even to go to work." - Ko Aung, Federation of General Workers Myanmar. PayUp Fashion organized a press conference on March 30, 2021, following the bloodiest 48 hours in...
Everything You Need to Know About California’s Landmark Garment Worker Protection Act
Here’s how SB62 will improve working conditions in fashion in California, the largest apparel manufacturing hub in the United States, and set a precedent for the world.
Garment Worker Direct Relief Fund Launches to Raise Money for Women Impacted by the Pandemic
PayUp Fashion is raising urgently needed relief funds for garment workers facing hunger and job losses in Bangladesh, Los Angeles, and Sri Lanka. A 100% of proceeds go to direct relief.
[Gal-Dem.com] How The Disappearing British High Street Threatens Women of Color’s Livelihoods
Gal-Dem.com interviews PayUp Fashion co-author Ayesha Barenblat about how Topshop’s failings impact women of color in garment factories.
7 Bold Ideas to Fix Fashion And Create a More Ethical Industry After Covid
There’s no going back to business as usual. A reformed fashion industry will have stronger labor laws, more transparency and corporate accountability, higher wages, and a more empowered workforce. Here’s seven ideas for how to get there.
[Treehugger] A Movement Called PayUp Fashion Urges Brands to Protect, Not Exploit, Their Vulnerable Essential Workers
Treehugger.com features PayUpFashion and our road map for change: Last March, a catastrophe hit Asia's garment-producing countries. Major fashion brands canceled orders worth more than $40 billion, citing COVID-induced store closures and a severely weakened retail...