Brands Cut Ties with Kris Wu over Alleged Predatory Behavior – WWD

Kris Wu

HAS #METOO ARRIVED IN CHINA? Several brands have cut ties with top Chinese Canadian singer-actor Kris Wu as controversial claims surrounding his personal life emerged on Chinese social media over the weekend. Wu is one of the most valuable faces in China, serving as the face of Louis Vuitton, Bulgari, Porsche, Lancôme, L’Oreal, Kans as … Read more

Major fashion brands face legal actions over alleged “wage theft”

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Labor rights group Asia Floor Wage Alliance has launched legal actions against some of the world’s biggest fashion brands, including Levi Strauss and Co., accusing them of “wage theft” and human rights violations in the Asian garment-producing countries during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Guardian reported. The legal actions, already filed in India and Sri Lanka, … Read more

Labor Rights Group Aims to Hold Apparel Brands Jointly Liable for Alleged Supply Chain Abuses

Labor Rights Group Aims to Hold Apparel Brands Jointly Liable for Alleged Supply Chain Abuses

Can big-name brands continue to skirt liability for integral players in their supply chains? That is the critical question at the heart of a handful of newly-initiated legal challenges that are being waged against the likes of H&M, Levi Strauss, Columbia Sporting Company, Asics, DKNY and Tommy Hilfiger, among others, in India and Sri Lanka. By way … Read more