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Garment workers’ “severance theft” exceeds US$500m

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Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft

Pandemic leaves thousands of factory workers jobless

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Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft

Elim SA

Country: Guatemala
Issues: Freedom of Association Violations, Wage Theft

In late 2020, the WRC conducted an investigation of labor rights violations at Elim, a garment factory located in Mixco, Guatemala. The investigation found serious violations of freedom of association, including retaliatory dismissals, death threats by factory management, and threats of retaliatory firing and plant closure, all of which were in response to the decision…

Garment workers owed millions in pandemic severance pay, study finds

Country: Global
Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft

Garment workers ‘denied legal severance pay’

Country: Global
Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft

New Factory Report: Elim, SA (Guatemala)

Country: Guatemala
Issues: Freedom of Association Violations, Wage Theft

To: WRC Affiliate Universities and Colleges From: Tara Mathur and Ben Hensler Date: April 6, 2021 Re: New Factory Report: Elim, SA (Guatemala) Please find here a new report from the WRC on Elim, SA, a garment factory in Guatemala that closed at the end of last year. Since the factory’s closure was announced in…

Report: Pandemic-Era Severance Theft at Garment Factories Exceeds Half a Billion Dollars

Country: Global
Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft

WRC Finds Violations in Supply Chains of Gap, Next, Walmart, and MoreFashion Brands Urged to Form Severance Guarantee Fund to Pay Fired Workers’ Stolen Earnings Tens of thousands of garment workers at factories producing for leading fashion brands, who were fired during the Covid-19 pandemic, are being denied terminal compensation, in violation of the law…

Garment Workers Who Lost Jobs in Pandemic Still Wait for Severance Pay

Country: Global
Issues: COVID-19, Wage Theft