Apparel groups concerned at Myanmar labour law reforms

Business groups representing international garment, footwear, and travel goods buyers have written to the government of Myanmar to express their increasing concern over several worker rights issues in the country. They say they are particularly troubled by ongoing labour law reforms, including “serious and repeated violations of the fundamental rights to freely associate, to organise, […]

Controversy Breaks Out over Hansae’s Exploitation of Laborers in Myanmar, Vietnam

Last month, international labor rights advocacy groups announced in their reports that a number of human rights abuses were being carried out at factories operated by Hansae Co. in Vietnam. According to foreign news wires, the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) and the Fair Labor Association (FLA) which are international labor and human rights consortiums announced […]