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Philippines garment supplier cuts over 4,000 jobs

9 September 2020

Philippines labour groups... have appealed for government assistance for the lay-off of around 4,000 garment workers at the Sports City group of companies...

The labour groups say the firings started on 5 September, with "tension in the factory gates" over the terminations... [T]he majority of the workers are women with families and little prospect of finding new jobs in the pandemic economy...

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