World's top glovemaker vows clean-up as migrant workers toil in Malaysian factories

KLANG, Malaysia (Dec 6)(Thomson Reuters Foundation): Malaysian firm Top Glove, the world's largest glovemaker, vowed on Thursday to clean up its labour supply chain and workplace practices after cases were uncovered of migrants toiling for long hours to pay off huge debts.

The firm, a major supplier of medical and rubber gloves to 195 countries, including Britain and the United States, employs over 11,000 migrant workers, from countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and India.

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