This week, however, Nike finally tossed that disingenuous defense like a worn out pair of Air Jordans. Under pressure from fair labor groups, the Oregon based company announced on Monday an agreement with one of Honduras’ largest trade unions to create a $1.54 million “workers relief fund” for the factory employees laid off in 2009. Under the deal, Nike says it will work with its suppliers in Honduras to get still unemployed workers vocational training and hiring priorities as jobs open up.
Chennai, Sept 1 (PTI) Customs officials today seized huge quantities of counterfeit shoes kept to be sold under the name of international brands in the open market here. Sleuths of Special Intelligence and Investigation Branch (SIIB) acting on a tip off seized 12,000 pairs of counterfeit shoes that were concealed in three containers which were declared as “unbranded ladies purse, car hanging accessories”. Investigations revealed that the goods were imported in three containers at Port Trust here allegedly by some importers from China and were kept for sale in open market by misusing the name of international brands, an official release said.
“Although unfair and difficult for someone his age, (pressure and expectations) can push him,” said Nash, who’s keeping a close eye on Wiggins’ catapulting career. “It can be the thing that creates adversity if the players he’s playing against don’t always do that. I think you need to fail, you need to have bad moments that propel you to get tougher and to be better..
Oliver: You know how the big story is that Jamie Vardy has gone from Fleetwood Town to England in a few short years? Northern Ireland actually has a player from Fleetwood Town in their squad! Conor McLaughlin plays at right back for them. They actually have a nice blend of experience and youth going into this, having won their qualifying group ahead of Hungary and Romania with only one defeat. That’s a better record than Germany! Northern Ireland to win it all! Orwell, maybe not.
At about mile 11 and 12, I was losing my perspective on the race. I believe I was so cold and wet that I was experiencing some effects similar to hypothermia. Hypothermia can hit when your body is exposed to cool, wet conditions for too long. “I can no longer stay silent,” Jordan wrote in a statement sent to the media. The retired sports star and business magnate is known for his reticence to address social issues, though he has made political donations in the past.”As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a senseless act of violence, and a black man, I have been deeply troubled by the deaths of African Americans at the hands of law enforcement and angered by the cowardly and hateful targeting and killing of police officers,” Jordan, 53, wrote.Over the past two years there have been waves of protests across the country over police killings of black men and increased debate throughout the United States over policing and minorities. The calculated killings in two cities of police officers by black military veterans this month have fueled concerns of a backlash against police.