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Government Faces Accusations of Suppressing Workers’ Votes

Labor rights activists urged the government on Wednesday to help hundreds of thousands of workers who have migrated within the country to vote on Sunday, with a political analyst saying their potential disenfranchisement could swing the elections to the ruling party.

Experts Call on Gov’t to Encourage Garment Workers to Vote

Election observers and labor rights campaigners said without clear guidance many could be excluded from the results. With the commune elections just around the corner, the government has yet to come up with a plan to help garment workers get to the polls.

Maids ban set to end this month

“Our maids are still being overworked, either by having to do more than one job or being made to work up to 20 hours a day,” Mr Tola, the executive director of Centre for the Alliance of Labour and Human Rights alleged.

Poverty drives wages down

“The company blame a worker who has been arrested by the police” says Tola Mouen at the human rights organisation the Center for Alliance of Labor and Human Rights, Central.

Making Wage Protest Illegal

“Workers that demand higher wages risk punishment by law if the proposal is passed, says Tola Mouen, the head of Center for Alliance of Labor and Human Rights. In the past, the Center has criticized the Swedish multinational H&M for not taking adequate responsibility for the working conditions at subcontractors.
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