Report slams Walmart for ‘exploitative’ conditions in Asia factories
Workers in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India and Indonesia who make clothes for Walmart (WMT)face “intensive labour exploitation and abuse,” according to a report released Tuesday by the Asia Floor Wage Alliance, an international coalition of trade unions and human rights organizations.
But a series of reports from the Asia Floor Wage Alliance suggests that little has been done to improve conditions for garment workers in developing Asian nations.
The Asia Floor Wage Alliance says its report “identifies persistent rights violations” against Walmart (WMT)supply chain workers in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India and Indonesia. The report is based on interviews with 344 workers, many of them women, at 80 Walmart supplier factories. It says that many of the workers, particularly in Cambodia and India, complained of sexual harassment.
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