After pressure on the Thai government and clients, company signs agreement with union to pay remaining compensation to 1, workers. In workers receive compensation and establish a cooperative to run factory.
Levi Strauss was pressured to intervene with management at the Tarrant factory in Ajalpan, Mexico after workers there were denied legal recognition of their union.
In spite of Levi's acting on a number of workers' demands, workers were not reinstated. Demonstrations and a letter-writing campaign were directed at the company to protest the firing of workers at the Codevi factory in Haitiowned by Grupo M and funded by the International Finance Corporationwhere Levi's jeans were produced.
Instead of reinstating the workers, some of the production was moved to Grupo M's factories in the Dominican Republic. In April,the union and management signed an agreement, ending the dispute.
The lawsuit charged that the companies contracted sweatshop labor on Saipan and should be held accountable for worker treatment and conditions in foreign-owned factories operating on U. According to the complaint, the more than 13, garment workers in Saipan regularly worked hour days, seven days a week, oftentimes "off the clock" without receiving any pay or overtime.
Levi was the only company not to agree to the settlement saying it stopped buying garments from Saipan factories in A company spokeman said, "We felt from the beginning of the litigation that the allegations were simply not true. I think you have to stand behind what you believe in.
You can't let people lightly accuse you of allegations that are not true with the expectation that because of the expense and the negative publicity that you're going to get, that you're going to settle.
The Turkish factory and Paxar Corporation have repeatedly tried to destroy trade union activity: In earlyPaxar fired 11 workers shortly after the union successfully organized the factory and opened negotiations with Paxar.
In latethe Turkish factory dismissed at least 4 trade union members. Ayce Bagbakarwho joined the trade union in Marchwas fired in April The Clean Clothes Campaign asks consumers to pressure brands that buy from the Turkish factory to express their disapproval over these labor violations.
In early September, workers went on strike and won a regular 8 hour workday. Management only returned confiscated passports to 70 percent of its workers.
Lajat illegally closed the factory after workers successfully formed a workers union in February of Following public pressure on Levi Strauss in Aprila deal was made between the workers and Lajat. Workers won percent of everything Lajat owed them including wages, overtime, severance pay, and contributions to government benefits.
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