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20 Jul 2023

Hsu Latt Phyu, Myanmar Labour News

Myanmar: Workers at Myanmar Guotai Huasheng Glory Fashion reported unfair dismissal, child labour and lack of dining facility

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He said that he is sending a copy of the workers' registration to the office

...The workers said that some workers are being fired illegally, claiming that they have fake IDs, and that they are sending them to Lawa after asking for a copy of the civil registration with the workers' personal information.

The Myanmar Guotai Huasheng Glory Fashion Garment factory, which is owned by Chinese nationals and opened in Industrial Zone 2, Hlaing Tharyar Township, employs more than 700 workers and does not have a labor union.

After the factory manager told the workers that those holding fake registrations must quit of their own free will, a worker with 1 year of service was fired illegally on the grounds that the information in the registration was incorrect, and a worker with 2 months of service was fired for allegedly holding a fake registration.

The workers said that since the workers started applying for work, the information was filtered and received by the factory, and some workers were being fired on the grounds of citizenship registration, but underage workers were employed...

"They discriminate against people who ask for higher wages... When we eat, we have to stick together because we don't have enough space to eat. The employer blames the workers for this because they stick together," said the worker, who did not want to be named...

The factory is supplying PRIMARK, esmara, INEXTENSO.