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17 Nov 2021

Industrial Workers' Federation Of Myanmar

Myanmar: Garment workers dismissed for removing masks at factory entrance, despite poor COVID-19 health & safety measures in factory

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“Unifa Hangbag Myanmar factory worker fired for no good reason”, 17 November 2021

Officials at…Unifa Hangbag Myanmar factory fired a worker for no apparent reason, according to the victim…

Factory officials did not specify the COVID-19 Infectious Disease Prevention Guidelines in the workplace, but they were fired for violating the COVID Prevention Code…

Regarding the incident, the victim worker said, “When I left work, I took off my mask at the entrance of the factory. [They said I] broke the rules and...would be fired..."...

…but ferries are often ridden in crowds. Crowds enter the factory at the entrance...

The Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (IWFM) has lodged a complaint to help the workers, who are often fired for no apparent reason.

[Translation via Google Translate]