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Battling Covid and Coup, Myanmar’s Garment Industry is ‘Deteriorating’

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As Myanmar buckles under the one-two punch of a violent military crackdown and a sudden surge in Covid-19 cases, workers’ rights in the embattled Southeast Asian nation’s garment industry have all but collapsed. With many labor leaders forced into hiding or exile overseas, collective bargaining agreements between workers and factory owners have essentially evaporated, Khaing…

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