Country: Malaysia

BUYER/SUPPLIER COLLABORATION LEADS TO PARTIAL RECRUITMENT FEE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR MIGRANT WORKERS IN MALAYSIA (2020)

Download PDF Project Summary In 2019, Transparentem initiated an investigation into hardships faced by workers at two Malaysian garment factories, both owned by a Hong Kong-based manufacturer. Of the 35 then-current Bangladeshi, Nepali, and Indonesian workers whom Transparentem investigators interviewed, all Bangladeshi workers reported paying substantial recruitment fees in their home country to secure their…

Forced Labor Probe in Malaysia Drives Buyers to Act (2019)

Download 2019 Original Findings Summary Download 2021 Monitoring Update Summary Beginning in the spring of 2018, Transparentem provided the results of its first investigation of five Malaysian garment manufacturers to 23 brands and retailers with apparent ties to those manufacturers. Since then, Transparentem has continued to monitor the garment factories it investigated as part of…