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Intimidation of unionised workers
by Paul Roeland published 03-10-2013 last modified 10-10-2013 14:14 — filed under: ,
Since May 2012, workers at SC Enterprises making garments for Italian brand Original Marines have faced ongoing intimidation for their activities with Kasbi trade union. SC Enterprises is an Indonesian supplier located in Central Java. Outwardly a green, “modern environmentally-friendly garment factory”, conditions within the factory are grim, with low wages, long working hours and forced unpaid overtime.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2012 / Urgent appeal cases in 2012
Police violence and intimidation
by Paul Roeland published 03-10-2013 last modified 10-10-2013 14:15 — filed under: ,
In July 2012 more than 2,000 workers from the Panarub Dwikarya factory, part of the Panarub Group, in Tangerang went on strike to protest against the lack of implementation of the provincial minimum wage, the denial of freedom of association and the bad working conditions at the workplace. They were confronted with police violence, intimidation and the unfair dismissal of 1300 workers that joined the strike. After intervention, buying brands adidas and Mizuno asked for an end to the violations.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2012 / Urgent appeal cases in 2012
Adidas supplier owed workers $3.4 million
by Paul Roeland published 03-10-2013 last modified 10-10-2013 14:10 — filed under: ,
Sportswear manufacturer Kizone, located west of Jakarta, closed in April 2011 with its owner simply disappearing. The 2,800 workers who lost their job were legally entitled to severance payments totalling 3.4 million dollars. Although almost half of this amount was provided by two of the buyers from Kizone in 2011, another main Kizone buyer, Adidas, refused to contribute to the severance fund.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2012 / Urgent appeal cases in 2012
WE WON! adidas pays Kizone workers
by Paul Roeland published 29-04-2013 — filed under: , , ,
In a monumental victory, Adidas has agreed to compensate 2,800 Indonesian garment workers who were owed US $1.8 million in severance pay following the closure of sportswear factory PT Kizone.
Located in News / / 04 / 29
File PDF document Research on Working & Living Conditions of Women in Export Processing Zones (EPZ
by Paul Roeland last modified 24-04-2013 18:57 — filed under: , ,
This research was conducted between April and July 2004 as a follow up to the last research in 2002, with a focus on advanced monitoring of the working and living conditions of Indonesian female workers in Export Processing Zones (EPZ) and sweatshop factories. This research took place in six factories in Jakarta and Tangerang (Banten Province). Written by Sudwind Austria and UCM Jakarta.
Located in Resources / Publications from National CCCs
File PDF document Sector Wide Solutions Indonesia (Revised version 2009)
by Paul Roeland last modified 24-04-2013 18:56 — filed under: ,
This document sets out sector-wide solutions for the sports shoe and apparel industry in Indonesia. These solutions are put forward by Oxfam Australia, the Clean Clothes Campaign and a network of labour rights groups worldwide (which include consumer groups) who remain concerned about continued and pervasive labour rights violations in the supply chain1 of major buyers (retailers and brands) in Indonesia. Written by Oxfam Australia and Clean Clothes Campaign, 2009.
Located in Resources / Publications from the Clean Clothes Campaign
Supplier of Original Marines targets CCC supporters instead of improving working conditions
by geertjan published 30-01-2013 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: , ,
Last month CCC, Abiti Puliti and Filcams CGIL started a public campaign to call on Original Marines and its supplier, the Indonesian factory PT SC Enterprise to stop the abuse against workers who produce for PT SC Enterprise.
Located in News / / 01 / 30
Outline of trade union rights violations at PT SC Enterprises
by geertjan published 23-01-2013 last modified 29-04-2013 15:33 — filed under: , ,
The below narrative describes the challenges faced by SP SCE union in organizing at PT SC Enterprises, including multiple violations of trade union rights by PT SC Enterprises management, as reported by SP SCE union and KASBI to Oxfam and the Clean Clothes Campaign.
Located in News / / 01 / 24
Call on Original Marines: stop intimidation of union members
by geertjan published 13-12-2012 last modified 18-04-2013 14:14 — filed under: , ,
Since May 2012, garment workers making clothing for Italian brand Original Marines at PT SC Enterprises have faced ongoing intimidation for their trade union activities. PT SC Enterprises is an Indonesian supplier located in Central Java exporting to the European market. Outwardly a green, “modern environmentally friendly garment factory”, conditions within the factory are grim, with low wages, long working hours and forced unpaid overtime. Workers are also highly insecure—out of 1,400 employees, 60% are on short-term contracts, 30% are casual and only 10% are permanent.
Located in News / / 12 / 13
Aslam Hidayet, ex-worker Kizone factory: 'Adidas deceives us'
by geertjan published 10-12-2012 last modified 25-04-2013 13:54 — filed under: , , ,
More than 5000 of you wrote on adidas' and Justin Bieber's Facebook wall to push them to pay the severance pay of the Kizone workers. Justin Bieber failed to respond, and adidas simply sent us a letter arguing that the workers were satisfied with the food vouchers they had been issued with.
Located in News / / 12 / 10