Lao clothing workers benefit from income support

maxresdefaultMore than 20,000 clothing workers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in Laos have received emergency income support worth LAK18.6m (US$1.8m) from the German government.

The funding, channelled through the International Labour Organization (ILO), paid out LAK900,000 (US$85) to each of 20,698 employees at 47 clothing factories between March and October last year.

For the full story, see the February 2022 edition of Textiles South East Asia


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