PT Kizone Workers Visit Wayne State

 

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Courtesy Christopher Ehrmann (from left to right) PT Kizone union leader Aslam Hidayat, translator Rebecca Gluckstein and PT Kizone employee Heni speak to Wayne Staters, Feb. 14 (The South End)

 

From The South End:

On Feb. 14, two Indonesian workers accompanied by their translator, Rebecca Gluckstein, came to Wayne State to tell their story of the Adidas corporation’s refusal to pay almost $2 million dollars in severance pay to their workers at a factory called PT Kizone. PT Kizone was a clothing factory located in Tangerang, Indonesia that produced clothing for Adidas, according to a United Students Against Sweatshops flyer. The factory employed about 2,800 workers, most of whom were paid $0.60 per hour on average.

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