Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / GMAC refutes allegations of union leader
GMAC refutes allegations of union leader
17
Sep '09
The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia GMAC), reacting to a statement from a trade union leader said that, Cambodia is the only country which has implemented a labour-linked trade policy, particularly in the garment industry.

GMAC, which represents all garment export-oriented factories, has taken serious note of the statement and considers it as publicly misleading in facts and says the allegation is baseless and in contrast to the ILO-BFC's monitoring reports.

Recently, Mr Moeun Tola, the labour programme head of the Community Legal Action Centre, was quoted as saying that Cambodian labour conditions have deteriorated sharply in the last few years and that minimum wages are not paid.

GMAC states that, labour conditions in the industry have been under strict monitoring by the International Labour Organisation-Better Factories Cambodia Project (ILO-BFC).

BFC is a programme of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), which is a specialised agency of the United Nations and is led by a Project Advisory Committee comprising representatives from the government, GMAC and Cambodian trade unions.

GMAC adds by saying that, labour conditions in the garment industry have been constantly improving as clearly indicated by the reports, as well as statements made by the Project Advisory Committee.

According to unofficial figures, there are more than 1,000 unions in the garment industry, which has around 300 plus companies, which means there are four unions per factory and some would have even up to 10 unions.



Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Vietnam’s textile & garment exports earn $7.3 bn in Q1

Textiles | On 20th Apr 2018

Vietnam’s textile & garment exports earn $7.3 bn in Q1

Vietnam earned $7.339 billion from textile and garment exports in the ...

Uganda yet to exploit AGOA benefits: US envoy Malac

Apparel/Garments | On 20th Apr 2018

Uganda yet to exploit AGOA benefits: US envoy Malac

Uganda is yet to take full advantage of the Africa Growth and...

Courtesy: KBR, Inc

Textiles | On 20th Apr 2018

KBR completes KPIC’s ethylene plant revamp project

KBR, Inc. has successfully completed the ethylene plant revamp...

Interviews View All

C Kamatchisundaram
Voltas

ITME is an occasion not only to receive new leads but also to work on...

Nuno Venda
ROQ

‘There has been an increase in demand for water based inks, rather than...

Arvind Saraf
Triveni Sarees

e-Commerce is still evolving fast with constant flux and surprises

C Dhandayuthapani

MAG Solvics Private Limited was established in 1991 to design and develop...

Harsh Shah

Fynd is the central online shopping destination for fashion, offering...

Suresh P Bagrecha

Komal Texfab, founded in 1981, is into manufacturing of knitted fabrics,...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


April 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.9%
No
12.6%
Skip
17.5%

Total Votes: 103

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.1%
No
29.1%
Skip
7.8%

Total Votes: 103

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.4%
No
8.7%
Skip
3.9%

Total Votes: 103

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
82.5%
No
7.8%
Skip
9.7%

Total Votes: 103


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search