Levi’s manufactures jeans and other apparel in seven factories in Madagascar. At the Port of Toamasina, dock workers work in unsafe and dangerous conditions, and without minimum safety equipment, loading Levi’s clothing onto ships bound for the US, Europe and around the world.
Levi’s have dedicated themselves to “elevating the dignity of the people who work to bring [their] clothing to market”, and was the first multinational apparel company to establish a workplace code of conduct for their manufacturing suppliers.
But this commitment doesn’t extend to dock workers, seafarers and other transport workers in Levi’s supply chain.
We told Levi's to:
Levi's responded to the campaign, and have called on the government to recognise the workers' union and for the Government of Madagascar to enforce their labour laws.
Learn about the hidden workforce who labour in dangerous and exploitative conditions to ensure that global brand's product reach stores across globe.
Dock workers in Madagascar are fighting for their rights. Learn more about the campaign and tell the Madagascan Government to stand up for workers now.