Nicole Abene

As Olympics Approach, Adidas, Nike, and Puma Are Accused of Exploiting Their Workers

by , 03/10/12

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As we all look forward to the start of the 2012 London OlympicsWar on Want, an anti-poverty charity is looking into the human rights violations committed by the companies that provide the sportswear. Their report documents evidence of illegal work hours, dismal wages, sexual harassment, and physical violence in six factories contracted by Adidas, Nike, and Puma. Click ahead to read more about the accusations and learn what this means for the upcoming games.

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