Workers abandoned in LD El Salvador factory closure owed US$1.7 million

On October 21, MSN and five other labour rights organizations sent letters to four major brands -- PVH, Walmart, Ralph Lauren, and Levi’s – demanding that they ensure that the 824 former workers at the LD factory in El Salvador be fully compensated for outstanding severance owed following the factory’s sudden closure. In March 2018, the owners abandoned the workers without paying them their legal severance, and it pocketed the workers’ national healthcare contributions. Six months later, the workers are still owed a total of US$1.7 million.

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