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19 Jul 2022

Myanmar: Workers at adidas supplier report inadequate COVID-19 safety measures; incl. co. response

In September 2021, workers reported that there were inadequate COVID-19 safety measures being implemented at Chang Yi Footwear factory, which had led to workers becoming infected. Labour activists say some factory owners in Yangon industrial zones, such as those at Hlaing Tharyar, had taken advantage of the lack of monitoring since the February coup.

In June 2022, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited adidas to respond. The full response is included below.