April 27th – Worker’s Rights Board Hearing on Nike Labor Practices in Honduras
Location: PSU Multi-Cultural Center
Apr 27, 2010 07:00 PM
A Workers’ Rights Board panel will hear testimony about Nike’s labor practices in Honduras.
United Students Against Sweatshops has asked the Portland Area Workers’ Rights Board to investigate the situation faced by 1700 liad off workers in Honduras. The Workers’ Rights Board will hear testimony from workers from two factories in Honduras which closed in 2009 after, USAS tells us, years of making clothing for Nike. The workers were entitled to severance pay under Honduran law, which they never recieved. The panel will aos hear about how Russell Athletic was successfully encouraged to make sure that severance was paid and unions were recognized in their Honduran plants.
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 21:00