Garment workers going unpaid as fashion labels cancel orders, Retail News, ET Retail

Davida Erdahl

DHAKA, Bangladesh – A study of manufacturing facility house owners in Bangladesh discovered that main fashion shops that are closing outlets and laying off staff in Europe and the U.S. are also canceling their at times already accomplished orders, as staff typically go unpaid.

A report unveiled Friday by Mark Anner, director of Pennsylvania Condition University’s Middle for International Workers’ Legal rights, suggests the coronavirus disaster has resulted in millions of manufacturing facility staff, typically ladies from rural spots, becoming sent home with no the wages or severance pay they are owed.

About four.1 million men and women do the job in apparel factories in Bangladesh, the world’s No. 2 garment exporter soon after China. The South Asian nation is just beginning to sense the immediate impact of the pandemic. But the shocks to its export marketplaces have been cascading into its economic climate for weeks.

The disruptions from the

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