12 Jan '12, 6am

Indonesian Nike workers win $1.29 million settlement

Nike will pay workers in Indonesia US$1 million (S$1.29 million) for unpaid overtime. -- PHOTO: AP JAKARTA (AP) - Nike will pay workers in Indonesia US$1 million (S$1.29 million) for unpaid overtime. A trade union representing 4,500 employees from a plant that sews sneakers accused the sportswear giant of failing to pay nearly 600,000 hours in the last two years. After lengthy negotiations, the Seattle-based company agreed to a settlement. Mr Bambang Wirahyoso, chairman of the national trade union, says the US$1 million will be paid in full by early February.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/SEAsia/Story/STI...

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