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19 Oct 2022

Myanmar Labour News

Myanmar: Garment workers at cap factory allegedly face forced overtime if targets are not met, denied leave & verbal abuse

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"Myanmar LNY CAPS factory does not pay overtime; Forced to work overtime without arranging a ferry", 19 October 2022

FGWM, a labor organization, reported that the Myanmar LNY CAPS factory did not pay workers overtime until 8:09 p.m. and did not arrange a return ferry.

Myanmar LNY CAPS factory is located in Yangon, Shwe Salwin Industrial Zone, Hlaing Tharay Township. According to the FGWN police statement, the factory is open and operating at No. 28 Malikha Road.

The factory has more than 1,000 workers and operates with more than 20 machine lines.

"If you miss 1 day of work because you are sick at work, you will be issued a [warning certificate]. Workers do not get any rights. If a worker requests leave due to the death of his or her parents, he cannot take more than 2 days. The worst thing is...the [target that] is being asked [of us] every day. If you don't meet the [target], you have to [worker overtime...[with no] OT fee. At night, the girls had to walk back [home]. If the child laborer is underage, they demand more and threaten....FGWM also reported that the workers were working amid...swearing.

The employer of Myanmar LNY CAPS factory...is sewing OTTO brand caps.

[Translation via Google Translate]