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Pregnant garment workers tell of abuse at factory in Bangladesh in new report

CBC Radio |  By Carol Off | October, 04 2013 |  Share  | Source Article

 

Workers have come forward to expose abuse they say they're suffering in one Bangladesh garment factory, where they make clothes for brands like Gap and Old Navy.

The report includes allegations the factory denied pregnant woman maternity leave, shoved and punched workers, and made them work long hours without overtime pay.

Hear Carol's interview with the man who collected their testimony. Charlie Kernaghan is director of the Institute of Global Labour and Human Rights. 

 

 

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