Adidas workers holding “sit-out” until company addresses racism 

“A source who is a part of the 13-member coalition, which was formed early this month and now represents more than 200 Adidas employees, called the response “laughable” and said the hundreds of employees who have been participating in a sit-out since Friday will continue to do so.”

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Mike Elk
A protege of Bill Greider, Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter who covered Lula & the drug war in Brasil and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2016, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. The son of retired United Electrical Workers (UE) Director of Organization Gene Elk, he was once described as an "abrasive gadfly" by the New York Times for his role in exposing sexual misconduct in the labor movement. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh. Email: [email protected]