SLA in the News: Brown Daily Herald

“The University and Nike parted ways this summer — at least temporarily — after Nike was unwilling to agree to Brown’s standard agreement for its business partners. The separation makes Brown the third university since April known to have pressured Nike to end what labor-rights activists have called worker abuse in Honduran manufacturing plants… Kossek called the settlement a ‘historic victory’ for labor rights and said it illustrates the power of universities to use apparel contracts as tools to enact fair labor standards.”

Read the front-page BDH article about Brown’s Nike contract cut here.


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