VAUDE Sport GmbH & Co. KG, Complaint 62

CONCERNING LABOUR STANDARDS
Payment of a living wage
STATUS
Closed
DATE
2013-09-21

The plaintiff complained the factory did not pay her wage on time. The factory was audited by a FWF team the week before. Payday of the factory normally is between 15- 20th of every month. The plaintiff did not yet receive her wage of August on 21st of September.

Findings and conclusions

On 21 September 2013 FWF received a complaint related to FWF’s standard ‘payment of a living wage’ from a worker, working at a factory supplying Vaude.

The plaitiff complained the factory did not pay her wage on time. Soon after the plaintiff informed FWF that there was a meeting for all workers. The factory owner indicated they had financial difficulties and therefore had to delay payments. The day after plaintiff received her payment.

Overview of the complaint investigation

2013-12-15 Investigation

The plaintiff informed FWF there was a meeting for all workers on the 20th of September. The factory owner indicated they had financial difficulties and therefore had to delay payments.

2013-12-15 Conclusion of the investigation

On 22 Sept, the plaintiff sent a message that she had received her wage.

2013-12-15 Closed

This complaint is closed.