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NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.

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Company non-response
5 August 2013

Reitmans did not respond to: NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.

Company non-response
1 May 2013

Bon-Ton Stores did not respond to: NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.

Company response
1 May 2013

Response by C&A: NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.

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Company response
1 May 2013

Response by Dress Barn: NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.

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Company response
1 May 2013

Response by Marks & Spencer: NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.

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Company response
1 May 2013

Response by Matalan: NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.

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Company response
1 May 2013

Response by VF Corp: NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.

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Article
30 April 2013

Allegations regarding labour rights abuses at E-Garment factory in Cambodia

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In February 2013, Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) released a brief alleging recurring labour rights abuses at the E-Garment factory in Kandal Province, Cambodia. E-Garment is owned by Hong Kong-based Yee Tung Garment Company and supplies to various well-known European and American brands...The WRC reported on alleged violence against factory workers and staff of the independent union Coalition of Cambodian Apparel Workers' Democratic Union (C.CAWDU) allegedly perpetrated by police acting at the behest of factory management, and "thugs" associated with the company-sponsored union....Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the parent company of E-Garment, Yee Tung Garment, as well as all buyers named in the WRC brief to respond [to the allegations]. [Responses by C&A, Dress Barn, Esprit, Marks & Spencer, Matalan, VF Corp., Yee Tung Garment provided. Bon-Ton Stores, ID Group/Okaidi did not respond. Diesel, Reitmans have not yet responded - we will indicate here if they respond. Gruppo Coin indicated it will respond - we will include its response here when we receive it. Yee Tung Garment update also provided]

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Company response
30 April 2013

Response by Yee Tung: NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.

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