[Open letter to brands sourcing to Yue Yuen Dongguan China]
Subject: Adidas, Nike, Timberland, you created this problem, now fix it! Pay workers social insurance now!
To Adidas, Nike and Timberland
Hong Kong, 24 April 2014
Since 5 April 2014, workers from Yue Yuen Dongguan factory have gone on strike. Striker size flew up from 1,000 to 50,000 in only few days. Almost all factory workers have joined the strike. This shows the anger of workers towards government and the company has reached the limit. The dispute was triggered by the conspiracybetween the Yue Yuen factory and the local government– The factory did not fully pay social insurance for the workers and the local government officials did not [...]