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23 May 2020

Vietnam: Workers allege that firm that makes shoes for Nike & Adidas used the pandemic as an excuse to fire them; companies respond

One hundred fifty Chinese workers allege that they have become expendable and that the manufacturing firm, Pou Chen, used the pandemic as an excuse to fire them. Pou Chen said it was forced to terminate the workers' contracts due to the decline in orders and financial losses. The firm manufactures shoes for adidas and Nike.

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited adidas and Nike to respond to the report involving their supplier. Their responses are linked below. 

Company Responses