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Mizuno denies support to unfairly dismissed Indonesian workers
by Mirjam van Heugten published 07-03-2016 last modified 08-03-2016 08:17 — filed under: , , , , , ,
Japanese sports brand Mizuno, celebrating its 110th anniversary this year, continues to refuse to help 346 Indonesian workers who were unfairly dismissed after a strike in 2012. Some of the women, who have been working for years on Mizuno sportswear, lost their homes and families after the company producing for Mizuno sacked them. Adidas, another buyer at the factory at the time, also refuses to support the workers.
Located in News / / 03 / 07
Nike, adidas and Puma's workers earn poverty wages to pay for European championship endorsements
by Christie Miedema published 06-07-2016 last modified 06-07-2016 09:41 — filed under: , , ,
The three main sportswear sponsors of the UEFA European championship 2016, Nike, adidas and Puma, pay poverty wages to the workers that stitch their shirts, shows a report by Collectif Ethique sur l’étiquette (Clean Clothes Campaign in France), presented in English today. The report ‘Foul Play’ exposes the adverse impact on workers of a business model based on low labour costs and relocation to countries with the lowest wages and weak labour regulation. At the same time these brands invest massively in endorsement deals with players, national teams and clubs. Nike, adidas and Puma's prime concern is economic performance and profit, which will be considerable during the European championship, while the workers come off worst.
Located in News / / 07 / 06
What happened to the workers in Indonesia?
by Mirjam van Heugten published 29-02-2016 last modified 10-10-2016 11:37 — filed under: , , , , ,
Read the insights about the 346 women and men in Indonesia demanding fair compensation from sportswear brands Mizuno and adidas, after they were intimidated and lost their jobs in 2012.
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