- Nike introduces the Nike Flyknit.
- Nike introduces Fusion
Newspaper of Indonesian change union publishes investigative file on South Korea-primarily based shoe organization generating for Nike.
Articles seem in Indonesian newspapers approximately wage protests at Nike contractors Tae Hwa and Pratama Abadi. Most shoe factories illegally paid people “schooling wage,” which changed into much less than the usual eighty-six cents an afternoon.
AmericaI.D.-funded look at on minimum wage compliance finds important shoe companies continual violators.
Exertions rights complaint towards Indonesia submitted to office people exchange consultant via worldwide hard work Rights research and schooling Fund and Human Rights Watch. Requires evaluation of country’s advantages under Generalized system of choices.
Rise of Setia Kawan (team spirit) impartial exchange union — subsequently crushed by Indonesian authorities after much less than a 12 months.
Strike at Hardaya Aneka (HASI) factory after fireplace kills workers