Sri Lankan Unions Demand Post-COVID-19 World Bank Group Investment in Garment Sector to Protect Workers

Six Sri Lankan unions and workers’ organizations are challenging International Finance Corporation (IFC) failures in health/safety, and freedom of association in processing $50 million loans to Brandix- Sri Lanka’s top supplier company for major brands. They say that International Finance Corporation’s pre-approval process must address failures in health and safety, freedom of association in assessing the proposed USD $50 million loan to Brandix, where Sri Lanka’s largest COVID-19
superspreader event originated.

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