Engelbert Strauss GmbH & Co. KG, Hydrowear B.V., Schijvens Confectiefabriek Hilvarenbeek B.V., Complaint 776

Employment is freely chosen Payment of a living wage Legally binding employment relationship

A worker complained to Fair Wear that:
1) They did not know the piece price,
2) They were not distributed a pay slip for wage confirmation on the payday.
3) In addition, the complainant complained that their supervisors always requested them to collect the rubbish in their working hours, while they were never paid for that time.

New complaint

This is a new complaint that FWF has just filed. At this point in the procedure, the complaint is pending investigation, and FWF has not yet proven it to be grounded. Updates to the investigation will follow. The brand is requested to share the complaint with factory management and to get their perspective. Ideally, this includes obtaining documental evidence in addition to a statement from management.

Overview of the complaint investigation