Nicole Abene

H&M, Gap, Levi's Garment Workers in Cambodia Strike Over Poverty Pay

by , 05/27/12

Cambodia, workers rights, sweatshops, sweatshop labor, H&M, Levi Strauss, Levi's, Gap, Banana Republic, J.Crew, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

More than 5,000 Cambodian garment workers have failed to reach an agreement with their employers after an 11 day strike. They were asking for a $5 pay raise from their base salary of $61 that requires them to work for eight hours a day, six days a week –  plus another $25 per month to cover transportation and housing costs. The garment factory supplies clothing to J.CrewOld NavyGap,Banana RepublicH&M, and Levi’s.  Click ahead to read more about the strike and why an agreement isn’t being met.

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