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As the voice of the apparel and footwear industry, we work tirelessly to showcase and protect the important jobs we create in the U.S. and around the world. Learn what’s going on in the industry by keeping up with our news and advocacy efforts.

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Nov. 15, 2021

AAFA Welcomes Infrastructure Bill

AAFA emphasized the critical need for comprehensive improvements to the nation's infrastructure following today's signing of the Biden administration's infrastructure package.

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Dec. 1, 2021

AAFA Sends Letter to the Clean Clothes Campaign

AAFA sent a letter to the Clean Clothes Campaign reaffirming our industry’s commitment to upholding labor laws and freedom of association in Sri Lanka.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

12/1/2021 12:00:00 AM

Dec. 1, 2021

AAFA Sends Letter to the Sri Lankan Industry, JAAF

AAFA sent a letter to the Sri Lankan industry (JAAF) reaffirming our industry’s commitment to upholding labor laws and freedom of association in Sri Lanka.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

12/1/2021 12:00:00 AM

Nov. 29, 2021

AAFA Comments on Small Purchase Threshold Regulations

AAFA submitted comments on the Defense Department’s proposed regulations to implement recent legislative changes for the new small purchase threshold for the Berry Amendment.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

11/29/2021 12:00:00 AM

Nov. 19, 2021

AAFA Encourages Science-Based Approach to PFAS Amendments in NDAA

AAFA signed on to a multi-association letter encouraging the Senate to support a science-based approach as it considers amendments for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

11/19/2021 12:00:00 AM

Nov. 15, 2021

AAFA Urges FMC to Stop Ports of LA and LAB Super Demurrage Fee

AAFA joined over 80 organizations in urging the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to prevent the Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach from implementing the so-called super demurrage fee on containers stuck at the ports. The letter notes that the ocean car

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

11/15/2021 12:00:00 AM

Nov. 15, 2021

AAFA Welcomes Infrastructure Bill

AAFA emphasized the critical need for comprehensive improvements to the nation's infrastructure following today's signing of the Biden administration's infrastructure package.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

11/15/2021 12:00:00 AM