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Sen. Kristen Gillibrand bill offers fashion industry incentives to move stateside

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand will introduce new legislation on Thursday to encourage the fashion industry to move production to the US and regulate workers’ wages, reports said. 

The Fashion Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change (FABRIC) Act is the first federal bill to specifically address the needs of garment workers. It will extend the groundwork laid by the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and California’s recent SB62 garment worker protection bill.

“We need to put a prohibition on predatory payments through the piece rates, but we also need to give these companies the incentives to bring the manufacturing back to

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