Turkey Complaint Bierbaum-Proenen Jan. 2017

Final report of a complaint at a factory in Turkey supplying Bierbaum-Proenen

On January 21, 2017, FWF received a complaint from a worker who was dismissed by the factory management. The complainant claimed that (s)he was dismissed by the factory management. The complainant refused to sign a resignation letter and claims that the factory owed her/him 25 days outstanding payment and compensation.

FWF informed Bierbaum-Proenen about the case, who contacted its supplier and got immediate feedback from the factory management.  Social security declarations, pay slips and time record card concerning the complainant’s for the last 3 months as well as written warnings, defense statement or any other document which was given/received during his working period were requested from the factory management.

The factory management provided a document showing that the complainant signed the receipt of the payments in March 2017. Documents proved that outstanding wages are paid and the complainant withdrew her/his complaint.


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