Iffy factory supplying LA’s finest

A Phnom Penh-based factory supplying uniforms for police officers and firefighters in the US city of Los Angeles continues to break Cambodian labour laws, a report to be publicly released today says. Kin Tai Garment factory, a supplier to 5.11 Tactical – which sells the uniforms to the Los Angeles municipality – has made little to no effort to address myriad violations the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) brought to the attention of the factory during an eight-month inquiry, the report says. The report from the inquiry, which ended in November, singled out three main areas of noncompliance: labour contracts, benefits and health and safety issues. …