Specialized being pursued for $659,000 owed to Salvadoran workers in unpaid wages, investigation reveals

Specialized was one of four companies the workers produced garments for; two of them have agreed to pay severance and unpaid wages to the workers, but Specialized and Hanes have not.

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Leading bicycle manufacturer Specialized is reportedly being pursued  for $659,000 in unpaid wages owed to Salvadoran workers $659,000.

2024 investigation by the Worker Rights Consortium has found that 831 workers who lost their jobs after an APS garment factory in El Salvador closed in August 2022 were denied their wages and severance benefits, which is against Salvadoran law.

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