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6 February 2017

Report highlights workers‘ rights violations in the Indian leather and footwear industry

Author: Vaibhav Raaj, Shashi Kant Prasad & Anton Pieper, Society for Labour and Development & SüdwindInstitut

...[L]abour law violations are still a common phenomenon in the Indian leather and foot- wear industry. The people who work at the factories that supply European brands told us, among other infringements, about salaries that are far below a living...

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15 August 2016

response by Bata

Author: Bata

...Bata Europe is producing 15% of its products from its own manufacturing facility in the Czech Republic which is constantly monitored and third party audited (SGS), Otherwise Bata Europe is sourcing 35% mainly from Italian suppliers which have also...

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17 July 2016

Reports allege poor working conditions in shoe supply chains in Eastern Europe; company responses included

The recently released reports by the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC), “Labour on a Shoestring” and “Trampling Workers Rights Underfoot”, as well as the initiative “Change your Shoes” demonstrate the responsibility for respecting human rights for shoe bra...

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6 October 2015

Mexico: IndustriALL calls on Bata to drop subsidiary's criminal charges against workers protesting closure of shoe factory – Sandak responded

Calzado Sandak, subsidiary of Bata, closed a footwear factory in Tlaxcala, Mexico, four years ago after a labour dispute. According to IndustriALL criminal charges were presented by Sandak against some workers for protesting in the factory....

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6 October 2015
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Calzado Sandak, subsidiaria de Bata, cerró su fábrica de calzado en Tlaxcala, México, hace cuatro años después de un conflicto laboral. Algunos de los trabajadores siguen protestando en la empresa. De acuerdo a IndustriAll, Sandak presentó cargos...

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17 September 2015

Bata worker in Mexico arrested

Author: IndustriALL Global Union

…Calzado Sandak, a Bata subsidiary, closed its doors illegally four years ago claiming that the plant was unviable. It has now brought criminal charges against the workers who have been picketing outside the plant ever since, accusing them of ...

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17 September 2015
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Author: IndustriALL Global Union

…Hace cuatro años atrás, Calzado Sandak, una filial de Bata, cerró sus puertas de manera ilegal, aduciendo que la planta no era rentable. Desde esa fecha, los trabajadores han mantenido un piquete frente a la planta, pero ahora la empresa ha presentado...

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25 June 2015
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Author: IndustriALL

“México debería tomar medidas para terminar con los sindicatos antidemocráticos, ha dicho la OIT”, 18 de Junio de 2015...

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25 June 2015

Article analyses CSR ways for safeguarding migrant workers rights in Asia

Author: Mark Leighton, CSR Asia

“Safeguarding Rights for Migrant Workers: A New Frontier for CSR?”, 13 May 2015...

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28 October 2014

Bata response to Clean Clothes Campaign rejoinder

As prior attempts to contact and influence Palla were unsuccessful and as we no longer have any relationship of any kind with Palla, there is nothing more of substance we can do.

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