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13 Aug 2021


Cambodia: H&M's response to workers’ wage losses and improper payment of severance in their supply chain factories during the COVID-19 pandemic

"We are continuously monitoring wage payments at the suppliers we work with to ensure workers are correctly compensated at all times. According to our data and assessments, the workers employed by the Cambodian suppliers we work with have been compensated in line with relevant laws and regulations, including any applicable benefits as well as severance payments. If any stakeholder has information about violations taking place at a supplier of ours, we would highly appreciate if that information is urgently shared with us so we can take action…

As a result of the prevalent lockdowns across the world, we are however aware garment workers have been in an extremely vulnerable situation with less working hours and consequently lower take-home wages…"