Reports published by Play Fair 2008

Clearing the Hurdles: Steps to improving working conditions in the global sportswear industry
Monday, 21 April 2008
ImageBased on interviews with sportswear workers in four countries, Clearing the Hurdles shows that violations of worker rights is still the sportswear industry norm, including in workplaces producing for adidas, sponsor of the Beijing and London Games and numerous national Olympic teams, and other key companies in the sector, such as ASICS, Puma, Nike, and New Balance.
No Medal for the Olympics on Labour Rights
Monday, 11 June 2007

ImageNew research into working conditions at Chinese factories producing goods that bear the Olympic logo reveals child labour, excessive working hours, routine underpayment of wages and blatant disregard for Chinese labour laws.  Read the full report and find out what the IOC should be doing to improve conditions for workers

April 2008 - Find an update on the four researched factories here
April 2008 - IOC update: No real commitment to improve labour conditions