Takko Holding GmbH, Complaint 89

CONCERNING LABOUR STANDARDS
Safe and healthy working conditions Legally binding employment relationship
STATUS
Closed
DATE
2013-10-28

The complainant claimed that he was fired by the factory unjustly. He had taken approved leaves to visit his hometown. He was one day late when he returned to the factory. He was informed by the management that he was fired and he did not get any compensation.

Findings and conclusions

On 27 October 2013 FWF received a complaint from a worker fired from a factory supplying Takko. The complaint relates to the labour standard ‘legally employment relationship’.

The complainant claimed that he was fired by the factory unjustly. He had taken approved leaves to visit his hometown. He was one day late when he returned to the factory. He was informed by the management that he was fired and he did not get any compensation.

Takko Fashion contacted the factory through an agent and learned that the worker was fired because he was absent frequently and the retrenchment compensation was made according to the law. FWF complaint handler tried to contact the complainant to start the investigation, however the worker has not responded. The factory was previously audited by FWF and no similar issues linked to this complaint were found. The case will not be further investigated.

Overview of the complaint investigation

2013-10-28 Investigation

FWF informs Takko Fashion about the case. Takko Fashion contacted the factory through an agent on the issue. The agent responded that the worker was fired because he was absent frequently and the retrenchment compensation was made according to the law.
FWF complaint handler tried to contact the complainant to start the investigation. However the worker has not responded to the call since then.
The factory was previously audited by FWF. The audit did not find similar issues linked to this complaint..

2013-10-28 Conclusion of the investigation

The case will not be further investigated because the complainant was out of reach.

2013-10-28 Closed

This complaint is closed.