Factory: GO Haiti (Garments of Haiti)
Key Buyers: Hanesbrands
Last Updated: 2022
In late August 2022, more than 800 workers at the apparel factory, GO Haiti (Garments of Haiti) picked up severance checks totaling $330,000, the equivalent of almost three months’ wages per worker, that were paid for by Hanesbrands, the US apparel company that had been the factory’s main buyer. Hanesbrands informed the WRC that it was stepping in to provide the funds after the factory’s owner decided to close the plant, in order to ensure that the workers who had made its goods would receive all their legally required severance.
- Hanesbrands Ensures Severance Paid to Haitian Factory Workers – September 30, 2022
In the News:
- Hanesbrands bails out Haitian garment workers – Ecotextile News, October 5, 2022