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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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Oct. 20, 2017

Retail Community Joins Together to Launch U.S. Global Value Chain Coalition

Today, organizations representing America’s most recognized retail brands, suppliers and Main Street businesses, announced the launch of the U.S. Global Value Chain Coalition.

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Oct. 20, 2017

Retail Community Joins Together to Launch U.S. Global Value Chain Coalition

Today, organizations representing America’s most recognized retail brands, suppliers and Main Street businesses, announced the launch of the U.S. Global Value Chain Coalition.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Oct. 17, 2017

AAFA Sends Letter Applauding Announcement by Cambodian Government

AAFA sent a letter to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen applauding this week’s announcement around steps towards more open and transparent processes to protect and respect worker rights in Cambodia. The letter also asks for further progress to resolve

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Oct. 5, 2017

AAFA Joins Others in Commenting on Uzbek Cotton Situation

AAFA joined several other organizations in commenting on the Uzbek government decision to recall university students and some health and education workers from forced labor in the cotton fields.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Oct. 3, 2017

AAFA Urges Action on EPA Nominees

The American Apparel & Footwear Association joined a letter to the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works urging them to move as quickly as possible to advance the four nominees for Assistant Administrators of the EPA.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Letters and Comments

10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Oct. 2, 2017

AAFA Comments on Reducing Regulatory Burden

AAFA submitted comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission on reducing regulatory burden without harming consumers.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Letters and Comments

10/2/2017 7:15:11 PM

Oct. 2, 2017

AAFA Comments to USTR on Notorious Markets

AAFA submitted comments to USTR highlighting the industry's experience with respect to counterfeiting on online and physical markets.

TOPICS: Brand Protection

TYPE: Letters and Comments

10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM