[Eco-Age] PayUp Fashion’s Ayesha Barenblat Talks to Eco-Age About the Seven Actions Holding Fast Fashion Accountable
Eco-Age.com Magazine interviews PayUp Fashion coalition member and Remake founder Ayesha Barenblat about the #PayUp campaign and our Seven Actions for change, how the campaign verifies its information, and why people power is necessary to hold brands accountable.
Fashionista.com covers L.A.’s long history of wage theft and labor exploitation in the apparel supply chain, where undocumented women from Mexico and Central America often toil sewing clothes for fast fashion companies like Forever 21 and Fashion Nova at a third of the legal minimum wage.
We’ve tried decades worth of awareness-raising for sweatshop workers, and we’ve allowed big companies to lead change on social and environmental issues in their factories. That strategy has failed. Here are the reforms that labor rights groups say the apparel industry needs to make, and why the pandemic provides an historic opportunity to see them realized.
[Eco Warrior Princess] #PayUp Pressure Pays Off: Brands Commit to Paying Billions to Garment Factories
Eco Warrior Princess covers the devastating decision made by global apparel brands to cancel orders and refuse payment to their garment factories for completed goods worth $40 billion at the start of the pandemic.
Fashion United's Simone Preuss covered the launch of the PayUp Fashion initiative, writing "In March of this year, US-based NGO Remake together with partnering organisation and labour activist and founder of the AWAJ Foundation, Nazma Akter, launched the #PayUp...
Apparel Insider's Brett Matthews covers the launch of PayUp Fashion, writing "The #PayUp movement, a global coalition of garment workers, labour organisations and citizen advocates, has launched a long-term vision for change called PayUp Fashion, which lays out...
Vogue Business covers PayUp Fashion’s actionable manifesto to end starvation wages and reform fashion to protect garment worker rights.
In a recent segment, BBC News interviewed Sonia, a garment worker in Bangladesh who's lost her job during Covid-19 pandemic. PayUpFashion coalition member and Remake Founder Ayesha Barenblat was also interviewed about the #PayUp campaign, describing how order...