Neil Kearney, general secretary of the ITGLWF
has argued this can often be a problem regarding developing and emerging market suppliers of big brands, with violations of rights of workers such as dismissals for union membership, insulting female activists, and playing loud music over the audio system whenever union representatives attempt to speak to workers being reported.
While working at the ITGLWF
, he played a major part in securing an international framework agreement with Inditex.
Kearney, Neil, General Secretary of the International Textile, Garment, and Leather Workers Federation (ITGLWF
The Brussels-based International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers' Federation (ITGLWF
), which has 225 affiliated organizations in 110 countries with a combined membership of 10 million workers, says it will target companies that repeatedly violate fundamental worker rights.
"Working Conditions of Garment Workers in Export Processing Zones." Paper presented during the Seminar on Organizing Through Workers' Education at the Export Processing Zones, held 22-24 August, 1994 at the Danarra Hotel, Quezon City Philippines, under the auspices of the International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers Federation (ITGLWF
) and the Asian and Pacific Regional Organization.
The International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers' Federation (ITGLWF
) and the AFL-CIO's youth support group Frontlash have called for "toycott" campaigns to boycott Chinese toys until labor conditions improve.