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What's At Stake! Tell Jansport and adidas: Don't cut and run! [Indonesia]

Dae Joo Leports Indonesia (DJL Indonesia) is a factory in Jakarta, Indonesia that has made backpacks and handbags for the brands Jansport, Adidas, Alpine, REI, Northface, CamelBak, and Eastpak...Until recent news of its imminent closure, DJL Indonesia had been one of the brightest success stories of the global anti-sweatshop movement. Now it may become one of the first casualties of the phase-out of the Multi-Fiber Arrangement, and the rush by brands to take advantage of cheaper labor and labor rights repression in China. [Jansport, North Face and Eastpak are part of VF Corp]