Garment workers going unpaid as fashion labels cancel orders, Retail News, ET Retail

DHAKA, Bangladesh – A survey of factory house owners in Bangladesh observed that main manner shops that are closing stores and laying off personnel in Europe and the U.S. are also canceling their from time to time currently completed orders, as personnel frequently go unpaid.

A report released Friday by Mark Anner, director of Pennsylvania State University’s Heart for World Workers’ Rights, states the coronavirus disaster has resulted in tens of millions of factory personnel, mostly females from rural spots, staying sent property with no the wages or severance pay they are owed.

About 4.one million people today operate in apparel factories in Bangladesh, the world’s No. two garment exporter soon after China. The South Asian place is just beginning to experience the immediate affect of the pandemic. But the shocks to its export markets have been cascading into its financial system for months.

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