Tag: apparel sector

Garment Worker News 12 October 2014

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Garment workers, Thailand

(English) SWAZILAND. Is Canada Swaziland AGOA alternative? Swazi Observer (12 October 2014) by Welcome Dlamini. With Swaziland having lost its AGOA eligibility status and no concrete hope of readmission during the December review, it looks more likely that Canada could be the kingdom’s next export partner for textile products. NIGERIA. ‘How Government Can Revive The… Read more »

Garment Worker News 28 September 2014

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Garment workers, Philippines

(English) SWAZILAND. Sick Tex Ray employee chooses work over life. Swazi Observer (27 September 2014) by Sandile Nkambule. In a quest to save her job, the employee who has still not recovered, had no choice but to get into the factory and resume work. NIGERIA. Workers Hail Textiles Revival Efforts. All Africa (26 September 2014)… Read more »

Garment Worker News 14 September 2014

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(English) BANGLADESH. Ministers differ on the figures of RMG workers. BD New 24 (15 September 2014). The commerce minister and the state minister for labour have presented two different figures for the readymade garment workers in Bangladesh. MYANMAR. Garment industry hopes for ordering rush from the West. Myanmar Times (15 September 2014) by Su Phyo… Read more »

Garment Worker News 31 August 2014

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(English) BANGLADESH. In Bangladesh’s garment factories, workers face an uphill battle for better safety. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (31 August 2014) by Moriah Balingit. By signing the Accord, it has agreed to withdraw business from any factory in which inspectors find severe deficiencies and the facility to does not correct them. CAMBODIA. Wage Wars Unravel Stitches Of… Read more »

Garment Worker News 17 August 2014

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Garment Workers, Thailand, Photo by L. Tuttle

(English) BANGLADESH. Worker database seems far off. The Daily Star (17 August 2014) by Refayet Ullah Mirdha. The absence of a central database of workers and factories has left many outstanding issues unresolved in the garment sector. MYANMAR. Myanmar: From Investment Abroad to Improvement at Home. The Diplomat (17 August 2014) by Gordon Wong. Foreign… Read more »