A fire in a factory in Italy, killing at least seven workers this month, underscores the importance of action to improve conditions for migrant workers. These workers, often illegal immigrants from China, represent a large part of Italian garment workers.
Today, FWF joins European governments, brands, trade unions and labour NGOs in a conference on living wages in international supply chains. Keynote speakers include the Dutch and German ministers for development cooperation.
Our mission is to improve labour conditions in the garment industry.
Fair Wear Foundation is an independent, non-profit organisation that works with companies and factories to improve labour conditions for garment workers. FWF’s 90 member companies represent over 120 brands, and are based in seven European countries; member products are sold in over 20,000 retail outlets in more than 80 countries around the world. FWF is active in 15 production countries in Asia, Europe and Africa. Read more »