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26 May 2022

Myanmar Labor News

Myanmar: Garment workers report verbal abuse & dismissals if workers fail to meet increased targets

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“Myanmar Efforts Garment workers say they have been forced to work three times a day and are being forced to work without a day off”, 26 May 2022

At present, the [target] is up to 1,500, which is [beyond what] workers…can…sew.

If the required [targets] are not met, supervisors will use harsh language, and [there] will be shouting and firing in the workplace…

[T]here has been no recruitment of certified full-time employees.

Workers…demand…an end to dismissals and insults in the workplace for refusing to work overtime.

According to a Myanmar Efforts Garment worker, the employer is taking overtime on a three-hour-a-day basis without the consent of the workers.

Myanmar Efforts Garment Factory [makes clothes for] brands such as hunkemoller…

[Translation via Google Translate]