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5 Apr 2022

Myanmar Labour News

Myanmar: Garment workers at H&M supplier allegedly forced to work overtime without pay & face crackdown on unions by military

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"Myanmar Jiale Fashion Garment workers say they are being forced to [work] for free on OT weekends", 5 April 2022

Workers at the Myanmar Jiale Fashion Garment Factory are facing difficulties as they are forced to [work] without…OT fees on Sundays due to high standards…

"The factory asks for more standards than one worker can sew. If the required standards are not met, the workers are asked to [do] OT for free on Sundays…" said the workers…

Workers say the military has been working with employers since the military coup to crack down on unions and arrest union leaders.

Myanmar Jiale Fashion Garment is a factory that makes and sells H&M branded garments…

[Translation via Google Translate]