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Fired women partly compensated by buyer
by Paul Roeland published 26-05-2014 last modified 28-05-2014 11:51 — filed under: ,
In 2010, seven female union organisers were fired at the Busana Prima Global factory in Bogor, resulting in a solidarity strike of 37 of their co-workers. The situation did not improve even after main buyer Jack Wolfskin and the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) repeatedly urged the factory to reinstate the workers and improve working conditions in the factory. CCC, the Fair Wear Foundation and main buyer Jack Wolfskin worked on skills training and a compensation package for the fired women.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2013 / Cases in 2013
German brands s.Oliver and Gerry Weber targeted by protesters in Indonesia
by Neva Nahtigal published 30-03-2017 last modified 30-03-2017 13:02 — filed under: , , , , ,
Two Indonesian trade unions organised a protest in front of the German Embassy in Jakarta today (30 March). Protesters brought attention to the responsibility that German brands s.Oliver and Gerry Weber have for thousands of workers who lost their jobs when these brands' Indonesian supplier Jaba Garmindo closed down in 2015.
Located in News / / 03 / 30
Global protest swamps adidas’ Facebook page
by geertjan published 12-11-2012 last modified 25-04-2013 13:51 — filed under: , ,
Thousands of people from across the globe are leaving messages on adidas originals' Facebook page about adidas' failure to pay Indonesian workers US$1.8million severance pay.
Located in News / / 11 / 12
Historic pact strengthens sportswear workers union rights
by geertjan published 07-06-2011 last modified 25-04-2013 13:28 — filed under: , , , ,
A historic agreement which follows two years of negotiations after the Playfair 2008 campaign was signed. The pact which addresses core labour rights issues in Indonesian factories was signed by Indonesian textile, clothing and footwear unions, major supplier factories and the major sportswear brands, including Adidas, Nike and Puma.
Located in News / / 06 / 07
File PDF document Indonesia Factsheet February 2015
by Paul Roeland published 28-04-2015 last modified 08-11-2017 13:55 — filed under: ,
Located in Resources / Publications from the Clean Clothes Campaign / Factsheets
Indonesian garment industry receives human rights trial
by Mirjam van Heugten published 20-06-2014 last modified 23-06-2014 07:30 — filed under: , ,
Tomorrow marks the start of the fourth People’s Tribunal, a human rights trial held by garment workers’ unions and human rights groups to hear evidence of systematic human rights abuses in the Indonesian garment industry. The People’s Tribunal in Indonesia is the fourth of its kind to be held in Asia, the former being held in Sri Lanka, Cambodia and India.
Located in News / / 06 / 20
Indonesian wage trial: human rights violations 'systemic'
by Mirjam van Heugten published 24-06-2014 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: , , ,
After a two-day public hearing, the jury of the People's Tribunal to assess human rights abuses faced by workers in the Indonesian garment industry, announced its verdict today. Judges found overwhelming evidence of ‘systematic violation of the fundamental right to a life lived with human dignity' in an industry employing mostly women and said 'urgent action must be taken' by a variety of stakeholders.
Located in News
Indonesian wage trial: human rights violations 'systemic'
by Mirjam van Heugten published 24-06-2014 — filed under: , , ,
After a two-day public hearing, the jury of the People's Tribunal to assess human rights abuses faced by workers in the Indonesian garment industry, announced its verdict today. Judges found overwhelming evidence of ‘systematic violation of the fundamental right to a life lived with human dignity' in an industry employing mostly women and said 'urgent action must be taken' by a variety of stakeholders.
Located in News / / 06 / 24
Insulting offer of adidas food vouchers rejected by workers
by geertjan published 26-07-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:50 — filed under: , ,
An offer by adidas to donate food vouchers to Indonesian workers owed millions of euros has been described as downright insulting by union representatives and labour right campaigners. The workers, previously employed at ex-addidas supplier PT Kizone, have been fighting for over a year to get adidas to pay the 1.5 million euros still owed to them in unpaid severance. Adidas' offer: a food voucher worth just 43 euros.
Located in News / / 07 / 26
Intimidation of unionised workers
by Paul Roeland published 03-10-2013 last modified 10-10-2013 14:14 — filed under: ,
Since May 2012, workers at SC Enterprises making garments for Italian brand Original Marines have faced ongoing intimidation for their activities with Kasbi trade union. SC Enterprises is an Indonesian supplier located in Central Java. Outwardly a green, “modern environmentally-friendly garment factory”, conditions within the factory are grim, with low wages, long working hours and forced unpaid overtime.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2012 / Urgent appeal cases in 2012