Thousands of Garment Factory Workers across Cambodia Are Fainting on the Job
At the end of June, nearly 350 workers fainted in garment factories across Cambodia, with more than 100 collapsing on one day alone, raising concerns about the health of workers in Cambodia’s textile industry. William Conklin, country program director at the AFL-CIO’s Solidarity Center in Cambodia, said clothing brands should take responsibility for their workers by providing food nutrition programs, food allowances and regular labor inspections. “Wages increases, with sufficient funding for meals during work time, are critically linked to how well workers can look after themselves,” he said
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