The Cotton Group S.A. (B&C), Complaint 709

Safe and healthy working conditions Legally binding employment relationship

Without providing any reason, factory management forced workers in the finishing and sewing departments to sign their resignation by giving them their salary of May with festival and attendance bonus, and three days' salary for the month of June.

Overview of the complaint investigation

2019-06-15 Investigation

After re-opening of the factory, Fair Wear was informed by the complainant that the management forced 50 workers to sign for their resignation and sent them away by giving them their salary of the previous and running month plus eid bonus. Workers were not willing to file a complaint with the police, eventhough it concered a forcefully resignation.

2019-08-23 Closed

Fair Wear followed up with the workers in August 2019 and came to know that the complainants were not interested in pursuing the case further, as some were hired by other factories and others did not return from their native village. This case is closed.