Campaigners from the Clean Clothes Campaign and Labour Behind the Label marked International Women’s Day 2020 by holding a demonstration on 7 March outside Uniqlo’s flagship London, UK, store in solidarity with 2,000 workers from the former Jaba Garmindo clothing factory in Indonesia.
Uniqlo, owned by Japanese parent company Fast Retailing, was a major buyer at the factory before pulling its orders at the end of 2014, leading to Jaba Garmindo’s collapse into bankruptcy by April 2015.
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