Russell Athletics reverses questionable labor decisions after universities protest

Last year, after protests by Solidarity over alleged violations of workers’ rights in Honduras, Georgetown joined several other universities in dropping its contract with sports gear manufacturer Russell Athletic.  It seems the collective boycott worked: Russell just announced that it will be reversing its questionable labor decisions, according to the Associated Press. At the center […]

Universities continue to drop Russell Athletic

Trouble. About two weeks ago, Georgetown refused to renew its contract with apparel maker Russell Athletic due to its violations of workers’ rights in Honduras. But we’re not alone—in fact we were the third university to do so. Other universities which recently dumped include the University of Miami, the University of Houston the University of […]