Removal From Export Blacklist Sought by T-Shirt Company

T-shirt company Esquel Enterprises Ltd. sued the U.S. government Tuesday, alleged that it lost major U.S. customers over the accusation that one of its mills in the Xinjiang region in western China relies on forced labor, which the company denies. In its

North Face Owner Pulled Xinjiang Criticism, Then Reinstated It

In late March, the maker of North Face jackets and Vans sneakers quietly took down a statement raising concern about allegations of forced labor in China’s cotton-rich Xinjiang region. Rival fashion company H&M HM.B -2.64% had just been erased from China’s internet

Biden Signs Bill Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

WASHINGTON—President Biden signed a bill Thursday making Juneteenth a national holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., calling it a day to remember the “moral stain, the terrible toll that slavery took on the country.” The holiday was set to

Juneteenth Moves Closer to National Holiday Status

The House voted 415-14 to make June 19, or Juneteenth, a national holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., the first new federal holiday created by Congress in nearly four decades. Cheers broke out across the House chamber late Wednesday,