Phil Knight, Nike CEO will become sixth richest character in U.S. With $5.3 billion (all from footwear/clothing).  

Press for trade confers with ecu agencies and  Indonesians from ISMN group at IRENE-subsidized conference in Duisburg, Germany.

 

Agir Ici distributes one hundred fifty,000 submit-playing cards in sport shoe campaign in France.

 

Swiss corporations, led by statement de Berne, undertake Indonesia recreation shoe academic activities.

 

Developpment et Paix undertake 2d yr of research and educational sports; over eighty,000 postcards are despatched to Nike and, across Canada, newspaper ads are sold to draw interest to campaign.

 

Fired Nike people’ attorney, Apong Herlina, visits the big apple for CEDAW meeting — reviews that case of 24 employees now sits before best court in Indonesia.

 

Brutal political crackdown in Indonesia leads to re-arrest of Muchtar Pakpahan and the suspension of maximum employee rights instructional activities.

 

Fired Nike worker tours U.S.

 

Thuyen Nguyen, after consulting with Press for change, organizes Vietnam hard work Watch, based in ny.

 

Nike sends 5-web page letter to universities across N. The us to “provide an explanation for” child hard work controversy.

 

Chicago Tribune article: “Indonesia’s large Crime: Oppressing employees — U.S. Plays role by way of now not enforcing trade Sanctions.”

 

 

1997 (pinnacle)

Several Nike shoe contractors in Indonesia observe for exemptions from paying new minimal salary in Indonesia. Growth is from $2.25 to $2.Forty six a day.

 

Large protest march by HASI employees to local parliament building.

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