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Monday, 09 July 2012 11:22

Action Update 37 Spring 2012

Includes:-

Playfair 2012: New reports; pressure on International Olympic Committee; New research into Sandblasting; International updates; The Six Items Challenge.

Published in Action Updates
Friday, 18 June 2010 08:55

Suwandi's story

Suwandi made Adidas for 6 years until he was sacked for his union activity. This is the story of one workers struggle for his rights.

 

Published in Workers Stories
Monday, 02 July 2007 00:00

No Medal for the Olympics

Detailed research undertaken inside China by Playfair 08 – represented in the UK by the TUC and Labour Behind the Label - into working conditions in four factories making 2008 Olympic bags, headgear, stationery and other products reveals that factory owners are falsifying employment records, and forcing workers to lie about their wages and conditions.

Published in Reports & Guides

This report asks fundamental questions about the global sportswear industry – questions that go to the heart of debates on poverty, workers’ rights, trade, and globalisation.

‘Olympism’, in the words of the Olympic Charter, ‘seeks to create a way of life based on … respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.’ This report from the Playfair 2004 Campaign shows that the business practices of major sportswear companies violate both the spirit and the letter of the Charter.

Published in Reports & Guides

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