Philippines, Thailand: Clean Clothes Campaign says Triumph is attempting to "get rid of" unions through factory dismissals

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17 August 2009

Statement by Triumph International

Author: Triumph International

We are concerned about the way in which Clean Clothes Campaign has disseminated ill founded assertions about Triumph International. It is true that Triumph regrettably has to close down its factories in the Philippines and downsize one factory in Thailand as part of a global restructuring programme necessary to respond to the impact of the global recession on the company. However the claims and allegations against Triumph made by CCC have no basis in fact...

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27 July 2009

'Triumph' dismissals in Asia attempt to get rid of unions [Philippines, Thailand]

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

The German/Swiss lingerie multinational Triumph seems to use the pretext of the global economic recession to close down factories in the Philippines and Thailand…It is clear, however, that Triumph's actions are aimed at hampering the unions in their factories. They are closing those departments and those factories where the unions are strongest…Workers unions in Thailand and the Philippines have been organizing picket lines and other forms of peaceful protest agains these dishonest practises...

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