Sweatshop Free

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Sweatshop Free is part of a movement of people across the world, who are coming together to win workers’ rights for sweatshop labourers. Our campaign brings together students and workers in a coalition capable of challenging the root causes of unacceptable working conditions.

13 May 2015

Edinburgh University commits to responsible electronics

The University of Edinburgh became the first higher education institution in the UK to become a member  of Electronics Watch.

2013

Launched Electronics Watch

'No more suicides in our uni's supply chains'

As part of our Sweatshop Free campaign we launched a new democratically selected campaign called Electronics Watch to bring transparency and reform to public sector electronics supply chains across Europe.

April 2013

adidas agree to 'pay up'

Photo of PT Kizone worker protest

Adidas agreed to pay their former workers $1.8 million in legally-owed redundancy pay after a two-year campaign by workers and students across the globe.

2010

Nike agrees to pay $1.5M severance pay to Honduran workers

Just Pay It.

Nike agree to pay $1.5 million legally mandated severance pay to Honduran workers after People & Planet joined in solidarity with workers and the United Students Against Sweatshops campaign calling on Nike to "Just Pay It!". All the workers' demands were met.

2009

1,200 Honduran garment workers got their jobs back

Photo of creative action - Fruit of the Loom crushing workers

1,200 Honduran garment workers got their jobs back after Fruit of the Loom/Russell agree to reopen Honduran factory after ‘biggest student boycott since Apartheid’.

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