08 February 2019

Please see our Predictions below:

Predictions

Mass redundancies in response to garment sector protests indicate that foreign firms will continue to face substantial reputational risks

Government will continue to prioritise maintaining low manufacturing costs and this will prevent meaningful reform in labour conditions

Major changes unlikely in absence of major workplace disaster that prompts foreign firms to threaten withdrawing operations

 

Analysis

Union leaders said on 5 February that over 7,000 garment workers had been made redundant without warning in retaliation for their participation in protests calling for wage increases earlier this year. The protests, which began in…..

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