News about the Play Fair 2008 Campaign
Nike receives the PF08 sportswear industry report in the USA
Monday, 21 April 2008

ImageElizabeth Swager, of Sweatfree Northwest Campaign and Global Exchange, hand delivers the Clearing the Hurdles report to Nike at their Oregon headquarters on behalf of Play Fair 2008. 

Yue Yuen receives the PF08 sportswear industry report in Hong Kong
Monday, 21 April 2008

Image Steve Li, executive director of sportswear manufacturing giant Yue Yuen, key supplier to brands like Nike and New Balance, receives the PF08 sportswear industry report from represenatives of HKCTU, Clothing Union, IHLO and Labour Action China, April 21, in Hong Kong.

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Sportswear Industry Shamed by New Allegations on Working Conditions
Monday, 21 April 2008


- “No real progress” since Athens games, say PF08 campaigners

- China: workers glueing sports shoes for less than $2 per day, stitching footballs for $0.50 each

Brussels - As the clock ticks down to the Beijing Olympics, workers producing for the international sportswear companies that spend millions on Olympic and athletic sponsorship deals are still working excessive hours and paid poverty wages, according to a damning new report, "Clearing the Hurdles , Steps to improving working conditions in the global sportswear industry ", from Play Fair 2008 (PF08).

Read more  about actions around the world to push the sportswear industry to take action. 

Update on the report No Medal for the Olympics on Labour Rights
Monday, 21 April 2008

Find an update on the four researched factories here.

Production of Olympics sponsored goods  


IOC update: No real commitment to improve labour conditions
Monday, 21 April 2008
Has the IOC taken responsibility for the labour conditions for products under Olympics license; products with the Olympic logo?  Has the IOC turned into a progressive leader to improve labour conditions in the worldwide sportswear market?
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