Myanmar: Garment factory accused of dismissing worker who was physically assaulted by supervisor
Date Reported: 1 Mai 2022
UnternehmenGTIG Eastar Garment (Myanmar) Company Limited - Supplier , Tesco - Former buyer , Lidl - Former buyer , C&A - Former buyer , OVS SpA - Former buyer , Kiabi - Former buyer
Total individuals affected: 1Arbeiter: ( 1 - Location unknown - Sector unknown , Gender not reported )
ThemenGeschlechterdiskriminierung , Gewaltakte , Dismissal
Antwort erbeten: Ja, von BHRRC
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Ergriffene Maßnahmen: GTIG Eastar allegedly supplied to C&A, KIABI, Lidl, OVS SpA and Tesco; All brands provided a response to a request for comment from the Resource Centre. LIDL said it had ceased operations with the factory in Sept 2021, C&A stated it had removed the factory from its system in Aug 2021, OVS SpA said it hadn't supplied from the factory since Dec 2020, KIABI said its last order was in Feb 2021, and Tesco said it had stopped sourcing from Myanmar in Spring 2022.
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"An employee who was bitten by an argument with [supervisor] was fired...", 1 May 2022
GTIG EASTAR Garment Myanmar Co. has fired an employee who was physically assaulted by a line super[visor] in the workplace and promoted the super[visor]…
The workers say the current HR deputy manager of the factory… has been very strict with her staff, and has been shouting and threatening to force employees to speak up…
The factory is a Chinese-owned factory that sells TESCO brand leather jackets, including OVS, KIABI, C&A, TESCO...It is also a company that makes and exports brands such as F&F Brand.