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International Day of Action to Support Turkish Mulberry Workers!


In Izmir, Turkey, workers at Mulberry supplier SF Leather have been fighting for union recognition for 6 months. The workers, along with Union League member Deriteks Sendikası, called for an international day of action to call on Mulberry to follow their own "Global Sourcing Principles" and ensure that their workers have the right to organize!

 

SF Leather workers in Izmir, Turkey call on Mulberry to respect their rights!

SF Leather workers in Izmir sit on a sidewalk, some with fists in the air

 

Cambodian Labour Confederation stands in solidarity with SF Leather workers:

Cambodian Labour Confederation members hold signs in Khmer, Turkish, and English in support of Mulberry workers in Turkey

 

Washington, DC: Teamsters deliver a letter to Mulberry retail store in Tyson's Corner in solidarity with workers

Teamster unionists stand in front of their emblem holding signs about Mulberry

 

India: Garment and Textile Workers' Union (GATWU) in solidarity with SF Leather workers

Women of GATWU stand with signs supporting workers in Turkey

 

Bristol, UK: Labour Behind the Label calls out Mulberry at their headquarters 

Protesters stand next to a huge purse labeled "Mulberry" and give flyers to passersby

 

 

Asia Monitor Resource Centre & HK Globalisation Monitor deliver a letter to Mulberry in Hong Kong

People stand in front of a Mulberry store with signs calling on them to respect their workers' rights

 

Bangladeshi unionists representing a number of unions in the LA Garment Worker Center

Bangladeshi union representatives stand in solidarity with SF Leather workers in Turkey

 (Represented: League member BIGUF, BGIWF, BCWS, Solidarity Center)

Turkey: Deriteks members in Tuzla protest in solidarity with their union brothers & sisters in Izmir

Deriteks members protest Mulberry in solidarity with SF Leather workers in Izmir

 

New York City: United Students Against Sweatshops & allies deliver a letter of solidarity to a Mulberry retail store 

 Three protesters stand in front of a New York City Mulberry retail store with flyers for consumers

 

Santa Clara, CA, USA: United Students Against Sweatshops deliver a letter of solidarity to Mulberry retail location

Students stand in front of a Mulberry store in solidarity with workers

 

Philippines: Kilusang Mayo Uno stands in solidarity with SF Leather workers

KMU members in the Philippines hold signs of solidarity with Turkish Mulberry workers

  

Activists in Berlin, Germany deliver a letter to Mulberry in solidarity with Deriteks members

A woman stands in front of Mulberry in Berlin with a fist in the air holding the letter she will deliver

 

Not pictured:

  • Workers United unionists deliver a letter of solidarity with SF Leather workers to Mulberry retail store manager in Cabazon, California in the United States.
  • Clean Clothes Campaign members protest at a Mulberry retail location in Vienna, Austria in solidarity with Turkish Mulberry workers

 

A Deriteks member holds a sign reading \

 


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