Mercedes

A- A A+

Without an international minimum wage, we're all worth 10 bucks

Guardian Australia  |  01 May 2017  |  Economics


After scandals in the 1990s exposed shocking labour conditions in its supply chain, these days jeans brand Levi’s wears a commitment to ethical sourcing that you’d think would save it from protestors. But not so.

Last week in Sydney, a noisy crowd of labour activists demonstrated outside the Bondi Junction flagship store of a company publicly dedicated to “elevating the dignity of people who work to bring our clothing to market”. Similar protests this week have taken place outside Levi’s stores in London and New York. The Sydney action was a guerrilla fashion parade on a red carpet with protestors in denim jackets and jeans costumed as “double-denim disasters” and they accused Levi’s of double standards. Why?

Mercedes

 Read More: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/01/worker-exploitation-without-an-international-minimum-wage-were-all-worth-ten-bucks?CMP=soc_568

 

 

Mercedes


Quick Poll

Which stock will rank best
BHP
CBA
GOOGL
AAPL
MSFT

 


Similar articles from Economics

Australia's lowest earners hit hard by penalty rate cuts

Kelly Hughes, Charlotte Lemmon, Lexi Denison, Ainslie Couper. 29/05/2017.

The Fair Work Commission, with the support of the Turnbull government, has made a hallmark decision to cut penalty and Sunday pay rates. This decision..


Unemployment falls to 5.7% in April

SMH. 18/05/2017.

Australia's unemployment rate fell to 5.7 per cent in April, official figures show, beating expectations of a flat rate of 5.9 per cent. The total num..


Mercedes