Military junta breaks strike at clothing factory in Myanmar

353458748 645393067632963 3210392554834663488 nIn early June, seven workers at the Hosheng (Myanmar) Garment factory in Yangon were dismissed for demanding an hourly wage increase from US$1.68 to US$1.96.

Around 600 workers at the factory, which produces for Spanish fashion brand Zara, went on strike, which was halted as the employer brought in the military to threaten the workforce.

For the full story, see the July 2023 edition of Textiles South East Asia.


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