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Guide to E-Mark Certification

All manufactured goods that are to be sold in the European Union must comply with community health and safety regulations before they can enter the EU market.  A wide range of EU regulations exist to ensure consumer products and materials are safe and effective for use by European citizens.  Passenger cars, trucks, buses, along with… Continue reading Guide to E-Mark Certification

10 Cents Per T-Shirt: Cost of Lifting Garment Workers From Starvation to Survival?

Labor-rights groups want brands like Amazon, Next and Nike to “fix their broken industry” and provide immediate cash relief to ensure that the workers who make their clothes survive the Covid-19 crisis. The 200 endorsing organizations, which include Anti-Slavery International, the Clean Clothes Campaign, Fashion Revolution, Remake and the Worker Rights Consortium, established on Monday…… Continue reading 10 Cents Per T-Shirt: Cost of Lifting Garment Workers From Starvation to Survival?

Could a ‘Fashion Czar’ or ‘Garment Trade Adjudicator’ Clean Up the Sector?

First came calls for a U.S. “fashion czar.” Now a group of Ministers of Parliament is urging the U.K. government to appoint a “garment trade adjudicator” to “stamp out non-compliance” with labor market regulation in the British garment industry. In a letter to Secretary of State Kwasi Kwarteng last week, Philip Dunne, chair of the…… Continue reading Could a ‘Fashion Czar’ or ‘Garment Trade Adjudicator’ Clean Up the Sector?