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Easy Group

Country: Philippines
Issues: Abuse and Harassment, Freedom of Association Violations, Overtime Violations, Wage Theft, Wrongful Termination

The WRC’s Assessment of the three Easy Group facilities was carried out in response to complaints from employees alleging serious violations of worker rights. The principal areas of concern identified in the complaints were working hours and compensation, misuse of a contract labor system, and freedom of association and collective bargaining.

Far East Garment Textile

Country: Thailand
Issues: Abuse and Harassment, Freedom of Association Violations, Health & Safety Violations, Overtime Violations, Statutory Benefit Violations, Wage Theft, Wrongful Termination

The assessment was initiated in response to multiple complaints made by employees of these facilities, primarily concerning the areas of freedom of association and occupational health and safety.

First Apparel

Country: Thailand
Issues: Abuse and Harassment, Freedom of Association Violations, Health & Safety Violations, Overtime Violations, Statutory Benefit Violations, Wage Theft

The assessment was initiated in response to multiple complaints made by employees of these facilities, primarily concerning the areas of freedom of association and occupational health and safety.

PT Dae Joo Leports

Country: Indonesia
Issues: Abuse and Harassment, Freedom of Association Violations, Health & Safety Violations, Overtime Violations, Precarious Work, Statutory Benefit Violations, Wage Theft, Wrongful Termination

The International Labor Organization (ILO), in a 1998 publication, noted that “hours of work, overtime and wages, occupational health and safety, leave, provision of food and transport, social security and the special needs of women workers,” in addition to inadequate access to health care and restricted associational rights, are problems characteristic of export processing zones. In Indonesia’s export processing zones, and in the KBN’s North Jakarta branches in particular, some of these problems are starkly visible.

Primo S.A. de C.V.

Country: El Salvador
Issues: Abuse and Harassment, Freedom of Association Violations

The present Report focuses exclusively on the most urgent issue at Primo: the allegation that Primo has systematically discriminated in its hiring process against workers perceived to be trade unionists (a practice known as “blacklisting”). It is important to note that this allegation concerns not just Primo, but factories throughout the San Bartolo free trade zone.

Tarrant Ajalpan

Country: Mexico
Issues: Abuse and Harassment, Freedom of Association Violations, Wrongful Termination

The WRC investigation found that Tarrant Ajalpan has illegally fired all of the leaders of a lawfully constituted worker movement, which was established to promote better working conditions at the facility and to organize an independent union. Tarrant Ajalpan has further illegally fired at least 150 other workers in a further attempt to prevent factory employees from exercising their associational rights.

PT Dada

Country: Indonesia
Issues: Abuse and Harassment, Freedom of Association Violations, Health & Safety Violations, Migrant Worker Abuse, Overtime Violations, Statutory Benefit Violations, Wage Theft, Wrongful Termination

Violations found include punishing sick leave, danger of severe heat stress, requiring homework, and freedom of association violations.