Dozens of Workers Allege Abuse in Fabletics Factory | Time

"Most of the factories [across Lesotho] have sexual harassment," says Tsepang Makakole, deputy general secretary of Lesotho's National Clothing Textile and Allied Workers Union (NACTWU ...

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Employees at a garment factory in Lesotho, a tiny country in southern Africa, say they have lived in fear for years.Each day at 7 a.m., as their sewing machines whirred, a familiar panic rose in many of them: It's not safe here. At least 38 current workers say abuse and harassment took place within the walls of Hippo Knitting, a Taiwanese company located in …

Groups force Lesotho clothing factories owner to end ...

The Lesotho pact also includes individual contracts between the five Lesotho groups – the Democratic Union of Lesotho, the United Textile Employees, the National Clothing Textile and Allied ...

Lesotho's textiles, apparel and footwear manufacturing ...

Lesotho's textile-clothing-footwear industry support firms The garment industry is supported by: two commission embroidery firms and two commission garment screen-printers; a limited packaging industry exists (two firms make corrugated cartons for garment exporters); and one coat hanger factory makes hangers for garments destined to be ...

Rampant sexual abuse in Lesotho factories - Lesotho Times

Limpho Sello SEXUAL abuse of women is rampant in Lesotho's textile factories, a recent report by the Workers' Rights Consortium (WRC) has revealed. The WRC's findings are based on an extensive investigation of labour practices at these facilities, including in-depth, offsite interviews with workers conducted in 2017, 2018 and early 2019. The WRC is an […]

Salaries misery for factory workers - Lesotho Times

Mohalenyane Phakela. THE country's factory workers have been dealt a heavy blow in their quest for salary increments. This after the High Court this weekend refused to entertain an urgent application by the National Clothing Textile and Allied Workers Union (NACTWU) for an order compelling the government to immediately publish a gazette …

Lesotho garment factory fires workers for demanding ...

20 August, 2020 Bull Clothing, a garment factory in the Southern African country of Lesotho, fired 253 workers, accusing them of taking strike action. It then rehired them, on new contracts, at lower salaries, subject to a three-month trial period.

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Find Clothing Manufacturer & Distributors in Lesotho and get directions and maps for local businesses in Africa. List of best Clothing Manufacturer & Distributors in Lesotho of 2021.

Lesotho Textile and Apparel Brief

Lesotho's textile and apparel in-dustry employed fewer than 15,000 workers in 2000; just four years later, 54,000 workers were employed by the industry. Furthermore, over the past five years, Lesotho garment manufac-turers have widened the range of products they produce on a reg-ular basis. Lesotho was known as a volume manufacturer of jeans

Labour in the Textile and Clothing Industry of Lesotho

LABOUR IN THE TEXTILE & CLOTHING INDUSTRY OP LESOTHO 579 thirds of government revenue in the mid-1980s.8 Over the same period, about 95 per cent of Lesotho's imports and 87 per cent of its exports were with the Republic.9 Reducing dependence on South Africa has been identified as a central component of Lesotho's development strategy.

Apparel Manufacturers, Garment clothing Exporter ...

apparel and garments manufacturer. Maseru, lesotho. M-20, Plot 12273-001, 5 & 7, Maseru Industrial Area, Hippo Knitting (Pty) Ltd. is a one stop provider of world class solutions in manufacturing and exporting of Apparels and ...

Labour in the Textile and Clothing Industry of …

LABOUR IN THE TEXTILE & CLOTHING INDUSTRY OP LESOTHO 579 thirds of government revenue in the mid-1980s.8 Over the same period, about 95 per cent of Lesotho's imports and 87 per cent of its exports were with the Republic.9 Reducing dependence on South Africa has been identified as a central component of Lesotho's development strategy.

Is Lesotho's garment industry an 'ethical alternative ...

Fifteen years later and Lesotho's garment industry contributes 20 per cent to the country's GDP. In addition, 80 per cent of Lesotho's garments are manufactured for US mega-brands such as Gap, Levi Strauss and Wal-Mart. As a result, the growth of Lesotho's textile industry has brought various benefits to workers on the factory floor.

Fashion's dirty secret: how sexual assault took hold in ...

A factory making jeans in Lesotho. Photograph: brianafrica/Alamy Stock Photo "At the end of the day, garment workers across the world are stigmatised and marginalised because they are poor women ...

Woman shot dead in Lesotho as factory workers' clashes ...

Textile workers at a factory making jeans in Lesotho. Many of the factory's are Chinese-owned and Chinese businesses were targeted by protesters. Photograph: brianafrica/Alamy Stock Photo

Lesotho Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union and ...

Lesotho Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union and Textile Workers Union v Lesotho Apparel (Pty) Ltd and Another (CIV/APN/214/94) (CIV/APN/214/94) [1994] LSCA 154 (14 October 1994); ... getting the factory sold as it stood in February, 1993, As the purchaser at a public auction might have bought it at a rock