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Campaign calls on Primark to protect workers in Bangladesh

"Tell Primark to stop the fear and support worker safety and rights", April 2019

427 workers from Primark suppliers in Bangladesh lost their jobs after taking part in largely peaceful protests to dispute the sub-poverty minimum wage which is being paid in Bangladesh.  382 are now facing false charges bought by factory owners, and are unable to find other jobs due to systematic blacklistingYet fast-fashion giant Primark has made no indication that it is willing to act to protect workers in Bangladesh...

Primark have not publicly disputed the arrests and the dismissals, or shown any indication that they are demanding that suppliers reinstate workers and pay compensation...

Primark need to prioritise workers’ rights and the need for safe factories, and must act. Sign the petition to call on them to stop the repression at their suppliers and publicly support factory safety.

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