Second wave cracks down on already struggling garment workers

Right when everyone thought India’s battle with covid-19 was a success story, the second wave struck the country turned it into a cautionary tale and left the future of garment works in the dark. Bengaluru: With wages she earned as a garment worker at one of the manufacturing units, in Bangalore, Rajama said she normally […]

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Forced to resign, garment sector workers face financial struggle

Bengaluru: One year after the workers of garment factories were forced to resign, they are struggling to make their ends meet. A survey by the Garment and Textile Workers’ Union (GATWU) and the Alternative Law Forum (ALF) says more than 50 per cent of garment factory workers have been forced to resign since the outbreak […]

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Stocks filled with dust, garment retailers suffer

The garment manufacturers and retailers struggle to keep their businesses alive, ahead of the Bengali New Year. Srijita Sen April 13, 2020 West Bengal: Due to the pandemic and lockdown, garment retailers and manufacturers who waited for the ‘Chaitra sale’ or the annual shopping festival of Bengalis, ahead of the ‘Poila Baishakh’ (Bengali New Year) […]

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