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Poppy installation, Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, Tower of London 2014

Peace and social justice

Written by Stirling Smith on November 12th 2014

For Armistice Day, Stirling Smith recalls the impact of the Great War on workers’ rights.

Human trafficking – the beginning of the end?

Written by Cindy Berman on November 10th 2014

Cindy Berman, Head of Knowledge and Learning at ETI, reflects on the OSCE Alliance against Trafficking in Persons conference in Vienna, 'Ethical Issues in Preventing and Combating Human Trafficking', and shares her speech.

Looking at Living Wages with a different pair of eyes

Written by Sabita Banerji on November 6th 2014

One of the ethical trade highlights of the past year was the letter from eight European ETI member companies, urging the Cambodian government to raise minimum wages and pledging to pay more for products to help support this.
Cambodian garment workers protest outside their factory. © ILO

Collective bargaining is central to living wages

Written by Owen Tudor on November 4th 2014

Marking Living Wage Week in the UK, the TUC's Owen Tudor reflects on pay as a key issue for the British trade union movement.