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Cambodia: Fashion brands fail to address pandemic-era wage theft

Photo Credit: Elisa Fiore, Clean Clothes Campaign

Cambodian trade unions are calling on international brands to ensure that workers in the country’s garment, footwear, and leather industries are paid their full wages for the duration of the pandemic. Sudden changes in health measures and product orders resulted in wage theft for workers already living in precarious conditions.