Kylie Jenner’s Lip Kit Employees Claim The Factory Is Like A Sweatshop

After all, that’s how the makeup and fashion industries survive, right?!

Bronwyn Isaac | April 4, 2016 - 12:15 pm

The Daily Mail Fabricated A Controversy Over T-Shirts To Sully A Women’s Rights Organization, And It Worked

According to the UK’s Daily Mail, a “This Is What A Feminist Looks Like” T-shirt worn by politicians and celebrities like Benedict Cumberbatch (posing in the shirt, above) was made…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 6, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Today In Crappy Retailers: TopShop Still Won’t Sign The Bangladesh Safety Accord

Back in April, hundreds of workers died after a building collapse at the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh. In the wake of this tragedy, the Bangladesh Safety Accord was created,…

Julie Gerstein | July 24, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Woman Found Alive In Bangladesh Factory Collapse After 17 Days In Rubble

On April 24, a garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,000 people. On Thursday, 17 days after the five-story building fell to the ground, a final survivor was…

Julie Gerstein | May 10, 2013 - 11:40 am

Alexander Wang Calls Lawsuit Plaintiff A “Bully”

Alexander Wang is not a happy man. The young designer was accused by former employee Wenyu Lu of running a sweatshop. Lu, in a $50 million lawsuit against the designer,…

Julie Gerstein | March 27, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Nike Factory Forced To Pay Workers $1 Million In Unpaid Overtime Wages

In a workers’ rights victory, a factory manufacturing Nike products in Indonesia has been ordered to pay its workers more than $1 million in back wages for unpaid overtime. The 4,500…

Julie Gerstein | January 13, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Report: Kardashians Gear Produced In “Brutal” Sweatshops

Several brands associated with the Kardashian Klan are being investigated for ties with sweatshop labor. According to Charles Kernaghan, the executive director of the Institute for Global Labour and Human…

Julie Gerstein | December 21, 2011 - 3:20 pm