Monthly Archives: July 2003

Union leaders denounce abusive practices in garments firms

Published by reposted only Date posted on July 24, 2003

Union leaders of three garments firms denounced the abusive practices employed by A. Bylsons Co. Inc., Karayom Garments Manufacturing Inc. and Anvil. Workers in Anvil had accused the management of overworking them to the point of plying them with drugs so they could stay awake and work with hardly a break for up to three…

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Employers are causing UTI and kidney problems – TUCP

Published by anna Date posted on July 23, 2003

Companies’ failure to provide sufficient and clean rest rooms (CRs) and severe restriction on their use are resulting in an explosion of UTI and kidney problems among many workers, increasing absenteeism and jeopardizing workers’ health and productivity.

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Taytay sweatshop starts paying back wages

Published by reposted only Date posted on July 19, 2003

Garments factory Anvil Ensembles has started paying its workers a settlement amount in back wages and unpaid benefits.

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Accreditation ng Anvil binawi ng GTEB

Published by reposted only Date posted on July 17, 2003

Binawi ng Garments andTextile Export Board (GTEB), isang ahensiya ng Department of Trade and Industry, ang certificate of compliance ng Anvil Ensembles, sa ilalim ng re-accreditation program ng ahensiya.

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Sleepless in sweatshop

Published by reposted only Date posted on July 3, 2003

Garment workers drugged to keep them awake for days IN THE UNCERTAIN world of subcontracted companies, work is normally seasonal and even then comes in fits and starts, wages below par, and working conditions hardly improved from those of a century ago.

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