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Victoria's Secret agrees to finance $8.3 million settlement for laid-off Thai workers

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More than 1,250 Thai workers sewed bras for Victoria's Secret, Lane Bryant and Torrid. They were laid off last year without their legally required severance. Workers received 281 million baht ($8.3 million) in compensation. The compensation will be financed by Victoria's Secret via a loan arrangement with the workers.
1 month ago·กทม, Thailand

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Reuters

Victoria's Secret agrees to finance $8.3 million settlement for laid-off Thai workers

BANGKOK - Thai workers who were sacked last year from a factory supplying global lingerie brands including Victoria's Secret will receive $8.3 million, in what labour activists say is the biggest settlement of its kind in the global garment industry. About 1,200 workers were laid off without severance pay and wages owed to them by Brilliant Alliance Thai Global Co Ltd (BAT) after it

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Victoria’s Secret pays sacked Thai workers $8.3m in ‘wage theft’ settlement

The sacked garment workers had fought for fair compensation since the factory closed in March 2021

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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abc News

Thai garment workers win $8.3M in back pay after layoffs

More than 1,250 Thai workers who sewed bras for brands Victoria’s Secret, Lane Bryant and Torrid — and who were laid off last year without their legally required severance — have received 281 million baht ($8.3 million) in compensation

1 month ago·United States
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

Victoria's Secret pays US$8.3mil (RM36.35mil) settlement to sacked Thai workers

Over a thousand sacked Thai garment workers who made bras at a factory supplying lingerie giant Victoria's Secret have received a landmark $8.3 million settlement, labour rights activists said Saturday.

1 month ago·Malaysia
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Hindustan Times

Victoria's Secret pays $8.3m settlement to sacked Thai workers

Victoria's Secret confirmed in a statement that an agreement had been reached, but it did not mention the amount involved.

1 month ago·New Delhi, India
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South China Morning Post

Victoria’s Secret to finance US$8.3m settlement for laid-off Thai workers

Some 1,200 workers were laid off without severance pay and wages owed to them by Brilliant Alliance Thai Global (BAT) after it went bankrupt in March 2021

1 month ago·Hong Kong
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