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10,000 Cambodian Garment Workers, 27 Factories Caught in COVID-19 Chaos

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More than 10,000 garment workers are unemployed after 27 factories in the Yangon Region shuttered in the wake of supply-chain disruptions due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Cambodia’s department of labor announced over the weekend. The number is double previous estimates by organizations such as IndustriAll Global Union, which sounded the alarm last week about predatory…

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