Myanmar: Workers allegedly dismissed for struggling to return to work amid political unrest
Date Reported: 2 Sep 2021
CompaniesSolamoda Garment Group - Supplier , Fast Retailing - Buyer
Total individuals affected: 155Workers: ( 155 - Location unknown , Clothing & textile , Gender not reported )
IssuesDismissal , Wage Theft
Response sought: Yes, by BHRRC
Story containing response: (Find out more)
Action taken: Solamoda allegedly supplies to Fast Retailing; Fast Retailing provided a response to a request for comment from the Resource Centre.
Source type: Social Media
"Myanmar Solamoda (Myanmar Sun View) factory workers fired for not getting to work on time due to traffic congestion", 2 September 2021
A total of 155 workers at Myanmar Solamoda (Myanmar Sun View) garment factory were fired during the reopening of the factory due to travel difficulties during the political unrest, according to workers…
The plant was shut down on March 15 and reopened on April 3. On April 7, 155 workers were fired for failing to arrive at work on time…
According to the aggrieved workers, the dismissal...has left them struggling to make ends meet...
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