Nike workers suffer harassment, claims report

survey into working conditions in Indonesian factories that supply sportswear
brand Nike has uncovered allegations of sexual harassment and verbal abuse.

in the report claim that two employees in different plants had died at work
having been denied medical attention.

in one factory claimed that female recruits were encouraged to date managers to
ensure promotion.

touching” by supervisors or managers was reported by 2.4 per cent of those
interviewed, and 7.8 per cent claimed they had received comments of a sexual
nature. The survey also found that 30 per cent had reported verbal abuse.

who released the 100-page report by the Global Alliance for Workers and
Communities last week, has promised to implement a “remediation plan” due to the
“disturbing” findings.

Paul Nelson

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