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Purdue: Nike did not violate licensing agreement; asks for report on improving data reporting

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue has determined that Nike did not breach its licensing agreement with the university when Honduran workers failed to receive full severance pay after their factory closed last January. However, the university has raised concerns about Nike’s data reporting. The issue was brought to the university’s attention by its watchdog group, […]

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Purdue reviews allegations involving closed Honduran factories that produced material for two Nike contractors

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue officials announced Wednesday (Dec. 2) that they are reviewing allegations that two factories, which supplied products to Nike contractors, did not pay severance to workers after closing factories in Honduras, in violation of Honduran law. The university also will consider whether the contractors should take over responsibility for the severance […]

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Purdue to end contract with Russell Athletics

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University announced Thursday (Feb. 19) that it will terminate its licensing contract with Russell Athletic, which makes apparel with the university’s logo, effective March 31. James Almond, interim executive vice president for business and finance and treasurer, told Russell in a letter that actions surrounding the closing of two apparel […]

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