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Published: April 5, 2021
Read More: Factory Assessment: Hong Seng Knitting Co., Ltd. (Thailand) – April 5, 2021 University Caucus Board Representatives’ Letter to Hong Seng – March 8, 2021
Published: April 5, 2021
To: WRC Affiliate Universities and Colleges From: Scott Nova and Jessica Champagne Date: April 5, 2021 Re: New WRC Report: Hong Seng Knitting (Thailand) We write today to share a new report concerning labor rights violations at Hong Seng Knitting, a garment factory in Thailand that supplies university logo apparel to Nike. Through documents, worker…
Published: December 18, 2019
Pandora Production Co., Ltd., (Thailand) (“Pandora”) is a Danish-owned jewelry factory in Bangkok, Thailand, which currently employs more than 7,000 workers. Until mid-2019, Pandora was a producer of university logo jewelry and, as a result, subject to university codes of conduct. Pandora’s parent company, Pandora A/S, currently holds licenses to produce jewelry from the Walt…
Published: November 25, 2019
At Thai Garment Export, a factory supplying multiple licensees, we have recently seen new examples of the positive long-term impact of a successful WRC intervention that took place more than a decade ago. After the WRC documented retaliation against workers seeking to form a union in 2006–2007, the company complied with and even exceeded the…
Published: January 23, 2013
Due to the timely intervention of the WRC—and Nike—the factory’s management rescinded the impending dismissals of the three pregnant migrant workers, and, moreover, took steps to prevent further violations of this kind and improve conditions for female and Burmese migrant workers.
Published: August 1, 2011
The WRC began its investigation at Eagle Speed after receiving a complaint that more than twenty workers were being confined by the management in a room in the factory because they had objected to being demoted from their usual production jobs to so-called “general administrative” work, which included cleaning the factory.
Published: August 4, 2010
The WRC conducted its assessment of LTU Apparel in response to complaints received in May 2008 from employees alleging violations of Thai labor law, and buyer and university codes of conduct, primarily concerning respect for freedom of association.
Published: November 15, 2008
The key issue raised in the Teerapat complaint was the alleged illegal lockout and subsequent dismissal of 177 employees who had refused to sign new work contracts.
Published: December 19, 2006
The WRC has been working since November 2003 to correct code of conduct violations at the Double Star factory in Thailand. The WRC assessment identified serious code of conduct violations pertaining to freedom of association, wages, hours of work, and occupational health and safety.