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Hundreds jobless as Adidas supplier shuts down amid dispute

A YANGON factory that supplies footwear to global sportswear giant Adidas has shut down after refusing to comply with an Arbitration Council ruling to reinstate a sacked workplace union member, leaving more than 700 workers jobless. The decision by the Shyang Jhuo Yue Co Ltd shoe factory to lock out its workers is in breach […]

Chinese Garment Factory Closes After Attack by Workers

​​ Chinese owned Hangzhou Hundred Tex garment factory in Yangon which was attacked by striking workers last week, has temporarily closed to carry out repairs on equipment and furniture that were damaged in the incident, factory officials said yesterday. In an announcement, the management of the factory located in Shwe Lin Ban industrial zone of […]