San Francisco, CA- The 2,700 former workers of the PT Kizone International factory and their union have signed an agreement with the Adidas Group. Two years after PT Kizone, the Indonesian factory where they worked, closed without paying legally mandated severance, the former workers will receive a substantial sum from Adidas. The agreement is expected to settle an ongoing lawsuit with the University of Wisconsin and a student campaign in the US.Read more
As chair of the coordinating committee of the International Union League for Brand Responsibility, I am thrilled to take this moment to share some important updates with our friends and allies. In the past three months, your moral and economic support has strengthened garment workers across the globe as we launch an effort without precedent and that we believe is our best hope for ending sweatshop exploitation.
We hope to provide an update to you quarterly, along with occasional urgent news and requests for action. Please do not hesitate to contact our coordinating committee at email@example.com.Read more