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H&M in talks to support Bangladesh workers as lockdowns hit livelihoods, Retail News, ET Retail

Davida Erdahl

By : Naimul Karim

DHAKA : Vogue big H&M explained on Tuesday it is doing work with other firms to assist garment workers in Bangladesh, in which much more than two million have been strike by manufacturing facility closures as coronavirus lockdowns strike orders.

Millions of men and women in impoverished Bangladesh depend on the garment sector to feed their families and the cancellation of an believed $three billion in orders is hitting them difficult.

Union leaders explained most of the workers they had spoken to had been temporarily laid off or despatched on paid leave, whilst formal numbers are not nonetheless accessible.

Swedish style retailer H&M, the major consumer of Bangladeshi clothing, explained it was in talks to locate a alternative immediately after rival Primark pledged to keep shelling out workers affected by its final decision to cancel orders.

“We are nicely aware that the suppliers, and their workers,

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