Garment Factory Workers

Garment workers - conditions, statistics, challenges and

Migrant Workers In Los Angeles, USA, most garment factory workers are from Latin America and (less so) Asia In Toronto, Canada, most of the garment workers are Chinese immigrant women who worked in small factories before the North America Free …

Garment factory workers abandoned by employer - Khmer Times

A garment worker who requested anonymity said workers came to the factory in the morning only to find the doors locked

Bangladesh garment workers suffer poor conditions two

Assault, verbal abuse and forced overtime persist following the Rana Plaza disaster, which killed 1,100 people in Dhaka, Human Rights Watch claims

Case Studies: Garment Workers Around the Globe | WIEGO

Factory Workers in China Garment, electronics and toy-making plants predominate in the SEZ, and in these light manufacturing industries, more than 70 per cent of the labour force is female and young (usually under 25 years of age) Classified as rural peasant workers (mingong), they do not have the status of formal workers

Bangladesh: Protect Garment Workers’ Rights | Human Rights

(New York) – The Bangladeshi government should stop garment factory owners from intimidating and threatening workers for organizing trade unions, and prosecute those responsible for attacks on

Thousands of Garment Factory Workers Across Cambodia Are

At the end of June, nearly 350 workers fainted in garment factories across Cambodia, with more than 100 collapsing on one day alone These developments are part of a much wider pattern in the

Pakistan: Garment Workers’ Rights at Risk - hrworg

Pakistan’s government is failing to enforce laws that could protect millions of garment workers from serious labor rights abuses

4 Years After Rana Plaza Tragedy, What's Changed For

Apr 30, 2017 · 4 Years After Rana Plaza Tragedy, What's Changed For Bangladeshi Garment Workers? : Parallels Four years after the deadliest garment factory …

Over 500 workers protest at garment factory | The Myanmar

Over 500 workers protest at garment factory About 500 workers belonging to unions at over 30 factories protested at the Dishang Kenny garment factory in Hlaing Tharyar township to demand that it rehire seven union members on Wednesday

Military fires on garment workers | Reuters

A garment worker cries as factory guards are seen in the background after clashes broke out during a protest in Phnom Penh, January 3, 2014 At least three people were killed when Cambodian

Kandal garment factory workers on strike to demand

Hundreds of garment workers from a Prestige factory in Kandal province yesterday descended upon the Labour Ministry in Phnom Penh to demand better working conditions

Garment Workers Stage Protest in Bangladesh After Deadly

Nov 27, 2012 · Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers demanded justice for the victims of a weekend fire at the Tazreen Fashions factory It was one of Bangladesh’s worst industrial accidents

Hundreds sacked after Bangladesh garment factory workers

Hundreds sacked after Bangladesh garment factory workers' strikes Protes­ts by thousa­nds of employ­ees over low wages began earlie­r this month By AFP Published: January 16, 2019

Several killed in Bangladesh garment factory explosion

Al-Amin, a worker at a nearby garment factory, said he was attending evening prayers at a mosque close to the factory at around 7pm (13:00 GMT) when the explosion shook the whole area

garment factory workers | Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

Conpress Holdings / factory strikes / Free Trade Union / Garment factories / garment factory workers / garment protests / jeans factory / labor rights / worker rights Nearly 100 workers held a strike inside Phnom Penh’s Conpress Holdings jeans factory yesterday to demand the company allow four fired workers to return to work

Over 500 workers protest at garment factory | The Myanmar

Over 500 workers protest at garment factory About 500 workers belonging to unions at over 30 factories protested at the Dishang Kenny garment factory in Hlaing Tharyar township to demand that it rehire seven union members on Wednesday

Garment factories - CARE Cambodia

Training for factory workers on financial planning Promoting access to formal financial services CARE's engagement with garment factories contributes to CARE's global goal of women's economic empowerment, while also addresing their right to a life free from violence and their sexual and reproductive health rights

Protecting the Rights of Garment Factory Workers - BSR

Protecting the Rights of Garment Factory Workers: A Train-the-Trainer Resource factory workers We invite you to grapple with and test this resource—and by offering your feedback and advice, join us on this journey toward improving the lives of factory workers around the world Protecting the Rights of Garment Factory Workers

Flashback: Garment factory collapse | Reuters

Rescue workers attempt to rescue garment workers from the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, in Savar, April 28, 2013 REUTERS/Stringer Flashback: Garment factory collapse

Bangladesh Fire Kills More Than 100 and Injures Many - The

Nov 26, 2012 · MUMBAI, India — More than 100 people died Saturday and Sunday in a fire at a garment factory outside Dhaka, Since 2006, more than 500 Bangladeshi workers have died in factory fires,

Inside a Bangladesh garment factory - Photo 1 - Pictures

Inside a Bangladesh garment factory Young women work at a garment factory in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh Garments made in factories like this account for about 80 percent of Bangladesh's exports Workers sew garments in a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Garment Workers’ Union Rights Bleak | Human

Garment workers face daunting challenges to unionization, and remain at risk of interference and threats by factories three years after the Rana Plaza building collapse While many factory

Female union organizers are leading the fight for garment

Most Bangladeshi garment workers are women, but their union leaders weren't Until now They all work at Dacca Dyeing, a garment factory that makes clothes for Gap and Target, among other

Blue Moon Garment Factory workers make third demand for

13 days ago · Workers from Blue Moon Garment Factory in Kyansittha Street in Shwelinban Industrial Zone in Hlinethaya Township, Yangon Region, came to the region government office for the third time on March 12 to demand that the chief minister mediate in the labour dispute as they receive no salary and compensation for factory shutdown

Cambodian garment workers stay poor while dressing the

Cambodian garment workers stay poor while dressing the West But enforcement of the law is weak and it hasn't stopped rents from going up In interviews over the past weeks, several workers said that in January their rent increased by an amount ranging between 12,000 and 20,000 riel ($300 to $500)

Workers’ Right to Compensation after Garment Factory

WORKERS’ RIGHT TO COMPENSATION AFTER GARMENT FACTORY DISASTERS: MAKING RIGHTS A REALITY • Global apparel companies should insist that in the absence of a national system, their contracts with individual supplier factories specify that private injury insurance be purchased to protect workers

Garment factories - CARE Cambodia

Training for factory workers on financial planning Promoting access to formal financial services CARE's engagement with garment factories contributes to CARE's global goal of women's economic empowerment, while also addresing their right to a life free from violence and their sexual and reproductive health rights

Garment factory rehires workers, ending strike | The

Garment factory rehires workers, ending strike The Chinese-owned Cixing Knitting Factory in Hlaing Tharyar Township agreed yesterday to rehire seven sacked workers who are also union leaders, ending an almost two-week-long strike

Blue Moon Garment Factory workers make third demand for

13 days ago · Workers from Blue Moon Garment Factory in Kyansittha Street in Shwelinban Industrial Zone in Hlinethaya Township, Yangon Region, came to the region government office for the third time on March 12 to demand that the chief minister mediate in the labour dispute as they receive no salary and compensation for factory shutdown

garment factory workers | Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

Hundreds of workers were sacked at the Sabrina Garment factory on Saturday following several violent protests at the Kampong Speu province premises and the arrest of unionists involved

1,134 Garment Factory Workers Died in the Rana Plaza

On April 24th 2013, the Rana Plaza in Bangladesh collapsed, causing the death of 1,134 garment factory workers It was the worst deadliest structural accident in recorded history, and was a wake up call to the world regarding the dangerous conditions in Bangladeshi

Facts on The Global Garment Industry - Clean Clothes …

Garment Factory Worker Amongst the countries that export to the US, Bangladesh and Cambodia have the lowest wages with o Since 2005, the global garment industry has entered a new, ‘post quota’ era, and the conditions for market access have changed

Despite Risks, Garment Factory Jobs Have Long-Term

The April 2013 collapse of Rana Plaza, the worst in a string of deadly building collapses and fires that killed more than 1,100 garment factory workers in Bangladesh, prompted efforts to make factories safer and to protect worker rights

Garment Worker Diaries

The Garment Worker Diaries collect regular, credible data on the work hours, income, expenses, and financial tool use of workers in the global apparel and textile supply chain in producing countries and factory and brand initiatives related to improving the lives of garment workers

DFID Research: TB in the workplace – the case of garment

DFID Research: TB in the workplace – the case of garment workers in Bangladesh Improving the health of factory workers in the Bangladesh garment industry through promotion of TB control in the

Several killed in Bangladesh garment factory explosion

Al-Amin, a worker at a nearby garment factory, said he was attending evening prayers at a mosque close to the factory at around 7pm (13:00 GMT) when the explosion shook the whole area

Garment Sector Health Interventions in Cambodia

Garment Sector Health Interventions in Cambodia A Comprehensive Review Our profound thanks go to the organizations working on improving the health and wellbeing of garment factory workers in Cambodia for their support of this analysis, and for providing materials and insights about The first objective was to document the range of

New study shows 'fast fashion' continues to risk garment

New study shows 'fast fashion' continues to risk garment workers' health and well-being Research conducted at a Bangladeshi knitwear factory resulted in a long list of everyday health threats: from dust and smoke inhalation, noise, lack of ventilation, musculoskeletal pain, stress, and exposure to lights, electric wires, and chemical adhesives