About 2,000 workers at a factory supplying clothes to U.S. brands Levi Strauss, Gap and Old Navy were stopped by security forces yesterday as they attempted to march from Kandal province to the Ministry of Labor to protest for severance payments and additional benefits.
Protests at Tai Yang Enterprises in Ang Snuol district have been ongoing since May, when workers learned that the factory had changed its name to Tai Nan and became worried that their severance payments would be lost. Workers are also demanding a total of $30 for transportation and housing fees each month. …
Khuon Narim and Dene-Hern Chen, P. 22
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