J.C. Penney

Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
02/02/2016Matrix Sweaters
(Supplier Of J.C. Penney)
Inadequate safety precautions lead to a fire break-out, with some reported injuries.Gazipur, Dhaka Division, BangladeshILRF, CCC, MSN, WRCInjuries & Diseases, Occupational Hazard
22/12/2014Century Group
(Supplier Of J.C. Penney)
Workers stripped of their passports which constitutes human trafficking crime. "Workers are forced to toil 15 to 16 hours a day, 7 days/week" earning as much as 53 cents/hour.Irbid, JordanInstitute for Global Labour and Human RightsExcessive Work Hours, Forced Overtime, Human Trafficking, Non-Living Wage
Alianza Fashion
(Supplier Of J.C. Penney)
For 12 years, Alianza robbed workers of over $6 million in wages and benefits, changed it's legal name 4 times, and defrauded the  Guatemalan Social Security Institute (including the workers’ pension accounts) of over $4.7 million. Alianza sold garments to brands who then profited by 415% and 550% mark-ups.
Chimaltenango, GuatemalaInstitute for Global Labour and Human RightsNon-Living Wage, Tax Avoidance, Tax Evasion, Union Repression, Unpaid Insurance, Unpaid Wages