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4 Jan 2019

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Nassim Khadem, ABC

Australia: Ansell says investigation into alleged Top Glove labour abuses is underway

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"Ansell says worker rights abuse in its supply chains under investigation", 4 January 2019

Ansell chairman Glenn Barnes says the company is investigating allegations one of its major Malaysian suppliers is abusing worker rights, and will dump any supplier it finds is exploiting workers. The company, he said, also wants to improve conditions in its own factories in Malaysia...

"We were surprised to hear what's come out of this Top Glove inquiry and we are in the process of talking to Top Glove to work out whether what was reported was correct or not," Mr Barnes said. "And if it is correct, how quickly they [Top Glove] can rectify the situation, or we will need to find other suppliers."...

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