German company starting to feel the pressure

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Click here to support the workers.I sent you this message last week, but I'm not sure you saw it. (Apologies if you did.)

The company we're focussing on replied to one email saying that as a result of issues we're raising here, they've contacted their people in Turkey. In other words, they felt the pressure.

And that's the result of 6,214 of you sending off messages last week.

Imagine what they'll do when they get 6,000 more messages.

Can you please take a moment, read the rest of this email, and send off your message today? Thanks!


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German clothing company Roy Robson has fired eleven union members from its factory in Izmir, Turkey.

The company is a major sponsor of well-known German Bundesliga football teams, including FC St Pauli.


The Izmir plant employs 600 people, and textile union Teksif has tried to organize it for some time.

However, when workers join the union, the company fires them. A total of eleven union members have been fired this year. The manager has refused a meeting, saying that on principle, the company never meets with unions.

This anti-union stance is ironic because St Pauli fans pride themselves in their support of progressive politics. St Pauli is famous across Europe for its sense of social responsibility.

IndustriALL has launched a major online campaign calling on Roy Robson to stop trying to prevent its workers from joining trade unions and instead to talk with the union.

Please take a minute to show that you support them, here:

Click here to support the campaign

And please share this message with your friends, family and fellow union members.

Thank you!



Eric Lee

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