Five Global Fashion Brands & Supplier Hirdaramani-Mercury Apparel in Sri Lanka Face Legal Complaint over Labour Rights Violations during Covid-19 Period

Labour unions in Sri Lanka have filed a complaint with the country’s Labour Commissioner to conduct an inquiry into non-payment of workers’ wages and bonuses, and mass retrenchments without adequate compensation in Hirdaramani Mercury Apparel (Pvt) Ltd, Katunayake. Global fashion brands like Levi Strauss & Co., PVH Corp., ASICS, Columbia Sportswear Company and G-III Apparel Group Ltd. have been named in the complaint, where labour unions have named global brands along with their supplier as jointly liable under Sri Lankan laws for labour rights violations during the COVID-19 period.

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