"The often raucous student movement announced on Tuesday that it had achieved its biggest victory by far. Its pressure tactics persuaded one of the nation’s leading sportswear companies, Russell Athletic, to agree to rehire 1,200 workers in Honduras who lost their jobs when Russell closed their factory soon after the workers had unionized."Read the New York Times article.
Thursday, November 19, 2009
Russell Athletic Violates Human Rights... but not anymore
About 7 months ago I wrote a post about the violations of Russell Athletic against human rights in Honduras. But today I heard the good news that student protests in the United States have helped end the struggle.