S Korean factories slammed for labour violations: report

Labour rights investigators have accused South Korean factory owners in Myanmar of a raft of abuses, including forced overtime, poor safety conditions, the use of child labour and sexual harassment of female workers. The investigating organisation, Myanmar Action Labour Rights, said the South Korean-owned factories flagrantly violate labour laws, such as mandatory weekly caps on […]

South Korean Firms Abusing Myanmar Workers: Report

South Korean-owned garment manufacturers in Myanmar are widely flouting labor law, with almost 30 percent of factories failing to observe overtime rules, a new report says. The report by Action Labor Rights, an advocacy group in Myanmar, alleges that factories wholly or jointly run by Korean firms regularly violate labor law, including a 16-hour weekly […]