Factory workers producing Ivanka Trump’s clothing in Indonesia have complained of verbal abuse and low wages, according to a report.
Dozens of workers at PT Buma Apparel Industry factory in Subang, Indonesia, who spoke with The Guardian, said they earn the lowest wage in the country, and some of them are not fans of Ivanka’s dad’s policies.
“We don’t like Donald Trump’s policies,” one garment worker told the newspaper, referring specifically to President Trump’s travel ban on people entering the U.S. from six Muslim-majority countries. Indonesia’s population is predominantly Muslim.
“But we’re not in a position to make employment decisions based on our principles,” the worker added.
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Seven workers said they were called “animals, moron and monkey.”
One female worker said she makes $173 a month and others complained of not getting paid any overtime.
“The management is getting smarter: they tap out our ID cards at 4 p.m. so you can’t prove anything,” Wildan, 25, a male worker, said.
The accusations come after The Washington Post reported in April that workers at a Chinese factory producing Ivanka’s clothing earn a little more than $62 a week.
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Factory workers produce clothes for the contractor, G-III Apparel Group, which also manufactures clothes for other American brands such as Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger.
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