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Workers from the Kingsland factory in Cambodia have won an historic settlement after months of protest over unpaid wages. Walmart & H&M suppliers have agreed to a settlement of US $205,000 for around 160 workers who were left with unpaid wages and no severance pay when factory owners shut the doors late last year.“When we heard the news, we all…
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Garment workers celebrate securing pay after protest
Over 450,000 people work in Cambodia’s garment industry, with 95% of them women. Since 2010, there have been 38 recorded incidents of mass fainting in factories involving 2,788 workers. Unions say that many more mass fainting incidents go unrecorded. Unions, workers’ rights groups and government representatives have attributed the phenomenon to inadequate salaries, poor nutrition and excessive working hours in…
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Garment workers in Cambodia protest to get pay