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H&M's Cambodian Garment Workers Are Only Asking for $177 per Month: Why Can't They Get It? 

Searching “feminism” on the H&M website yields a single result, a white jersey crop top with black lining that reads “Feminism: the radical notion that women are people.” H&M, the second largest clothing retailer in the world, suggests we style the piece (which costs less than $20) with biker trousers, suede sandals,…

French Ex-Culture Minister: Alber Elbaz's Lanvin Dismissal an 'Unspeakable Injustice'

Alber Elbaz’s dismissal at Lanvin last week is quickly becoming one of the most interesting fashion news stories in years; as it’s developed, the story has highlighted the swiftly shifting nature of the industry and labor issues therein through the lens of one of fashion’s most celebrated geniuses. Today, it just got…

Report: Lanvin Employees Seek Labor Help After Being Iced Out by Management

Since beloved Lanvin creative director Alber Elbaz was ousted last week, employees at the French design house have been demanding accountability from its owner, Shaw-Lan Wang. Today, though, WWD reports that their requests have been denied by management, and communications have devolved so far that a labor inspector…

Of 25 Connecticut Nail Salons Inspected, 23 Were Shut Down Over Wage Violations

While Gov. Cuomo has brought about significant changes in New York following the New York Times “Unvarnished” series on nail salon worker exploitation, including a push for new legislation, an inspection task force, and a public education campaign requiring salons to post a “manicurist’s bill of rights,” nail salons…