WRC Factory Investigation

Hermosa and Chi Fung

Factory: Hermosa and Chi Fung

Key Buyers: adidas, Jansport, Majestic Athletic, Nike, Page & Tuttle, Russell, Speedo, Team Edition, VF

Last Updated: 2007

Case Summary

Hermosa Manufacturing closed abruptly in May 2005 without paying workers substantial amounts of legally mandated compensation. In addition, workers who engaged in efforts to protest Hermosa’s practices and secure their compensation were blacklisted by other apparel factories in the region; the WRC documented such blacklisting by a factory known as Chi Fung, another supplier of university logo goods in Apopa, El Salvador.

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