Odd Molly International AB, Complaint 727

Payment of a living wage Legally binding employment relationship

The complainant had been working at the factory since 8 August 2014 in the washing department. He/she was engaged through a contractor the complainant was fired on 11 June 2019.
He/she was paid only 10 days wages (probably the wages for days worked).
His/her Provident Fund (PF) contribution was deducted regularly since 1 September 2016, but according to the complainant, his/her PF contribution was not duly deposited in his/her PF account. He/she requested FWF to look into the matter and help him/her in getting his/her PF.

Findings and conclusions

On 20 June 2019, a worker sent a message to the Fair Wear helpline saying that he/she had been working for the factory but under a contractor for five years and was fired on 11 June 2019. The complainant claimed that his/her social security funds from 8 August 2014 until the day he/she was fired had not been duly deposited by the management. When the complaint handler tried to reach out to gather more information, the complainant did not answer. On 15 October 2019, the complainant sent a message with a note of thanks to Fair Wear saying that his/her social security funds had been deposited in his/her bank account. Hence this case is resolved.

Overview of the complaint investigation

2019-10-15 Resolved

The complainant texted the complaints handler saying that his/her social security funds [Provident Fund] was deposited in his/her bank account and he/she expressed his/her gratitude to FWF.