EU flagship initiative on the garment sector: extracts from the vote on the report by Lola SANCHEZ CALDENTEY (GUE/NGL, ES)
Event date: 27/04/2017
During the EP Plenary session (26-27/04/2017) in Brussels, MEPs vote on EU rules to oblige textile and clothing suppliers to respect workers’ rights. MEPs suggest a series of measures: due diligence obligations, conditional trade preferences, clothing labels and role models. The resolution was adopted by 505 votes against 49 with 57 abstentions.