Fashion Brands Team Up To Spearhead Campaign Around Wage Transparency

by MR Magazine Staff

It’s no secret that fashion retailers have a poor reputation for paying their supply chain workers fair, livable wages. An example like the now-bankrupt Forever 21 comes to mind: The Los Angeles Times reported in 2017 that the fast fashion company was paying its U.S.-based factory workers $6 an hour (well below minimum wage) and provided subpar working conditions. Unfortunately, not much has changed within the industry since then. The Clean Clothes Campaign found that of 20 global fashion brands surveyed on fair wages in 2019, only one could produce evidence of improvement. Read more at Forbes.