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16 June 2010

Perfumes off UK shelves over Indian workers wage allegations

Author: Economic Times [India]

…Superdrug [part of Hutchison Whampoa]…has pulled out the perfumes of reality TV star Katie Price from its shelves following allegations that Indian workers making the bottles were not even paid minimum wages…A spokeswoman for Superdrugs…said: "As a...

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14 June 2009

Sweat-shop labourers paid just £2 a day to churn out £49 England kit [Indonesia]

Author: Simon Parry in Indonesia & Dominic Herbert, News of the World [UK]

The World Cup shirts worn by England's multi-million pound soccer stars and tens of thousands of fans are made by slumdog workers paid just £2 a day in a secret sweat-shop in Indonesia...And the managers of the Taiwanese-owned factory were desperate...

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5 January 2009
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Author: Campagne vêtements propres & Schone Kleren Campagne

...Où trouver, en Belgique, des vêtements fabriqués dans des conditions de travail décentes ?...Dans une première section,...cette brochure vous propose une vue transversale des engagements et pratiques [de 33] entreprises sélectionnées.... [Dans] la...

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3 January 2009
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Author: Campagne Vêtements Propres [Belgique]

...Porter un autre regard sur les marques et les enseignes de mode à la lumière de leur engagement pour les droits fondamentaux des travailleurs, c’est l’exercice que propose la Campagne Vêtements Propres dans la brochure « Nous voulons des vêtements...

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3 January 2009
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2 July 2008

China: Sports companies team up with unions and NGOs to improve trade unionism and wages

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2 July 2008

Leading sports brands, unions, NGOs form working group [China]

Author: Play Fair 2008

A month before the start of the Beijing Olympics key sporting goods brands including Nike, adidas, New Balance, Umbro and Speedo are forming a ground breaking joint working group with trade unions and NGOs to explore amongst other issues how to...

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2 July 2008
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Author: Confédération Syndicale Internationale

A un mois du coup d’envoi des Jeux olympiques de Beijing, plusieurs grandes marques d’équipements sportifs, dont Nike, Adidas, New Balance, Umbro et Speedo établissent un groupe de travail avec les syndicats et les ONG pour explorer des approches...

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1 June 2006

[PDF] Sweet FA? Football Associations, Workers' Rights and the World Cup

Author: TUC (Trades Union Congress) & Labour Behind the Label

…the people stitching the footballs, sewing the shirts and glueing the boots…are working late into the night, six or seven days a week, for poverty wages...Honduran workers producing for Adidas and Nike earning just £85 per month, a quarter of what...

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24 May 2006

Oxfam assesses 12 sportswear brands' labour rights records prior to FIFA World Cup - raises serious concerns

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