Worker Rights Consortium Denied Access to Nike Factories Producing Collegiate Apparel

Nike, the world's largest supplier of athletic shoes, apparel, and other sports equipment, has announced that it will no longer allow the Workers Rights Consortium access to its collegiate factories for the purpose of assessing compliance with university labor codes.

ACTION ALERT: Support Low-Wage Workers on 5th Anniversary of Last Minimum Wage Increase

The current minimum wage today yields an annual salary of about $15,080—which is below the poverty level for any size family that includes even one child. It's been five years since Congress raised the federal minimum wage (currently $7.25). As Fr. Fred Kammer, S.J., (former president of Catholic Charities USA) says often, "raising the minimum wage is about dignity and it is about justice."