New NLC Report on Human Rights violations in Jordan

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A new report out of the National Labor Committee today cites multiple human rights violations at the Muse Textile Ltd. garment factory in Al Hassan Industrial City, Irbid, Jordan.

  • Human Trafficking
  • Primitive Dorm Conditions
  • Substandard Food
  • Forced Overtime and Seven-Day Work Weeks
  • A Failure to Communicate

Check out the full report, as well as the Ministry of Labor Report from July 19th. These workers still have 11 months left on their contract. The NLC is calling for the factory to be brought up to international standards and Jordanian law of compliance immediately.

 

Source: NLC

Mary has a PhD in Sociology from University of Edinburgh, researching responsible fashion and transnational labour rights activism in the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh.

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