A worker tests a glove at a Top Glove factory outside Kuala Lumpur. Photo: ReutersA worker tests a glove at a Top Glove factory outside Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Reuters
A worker tests a glove at a Top Glove factory outside Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia slams US ban on rubber glove maker Top Glove after claims company used forced labour

  • Import ban on the company, amid suspicions of forced labour, is ‘unfair’ and ‘baseless’, says Human Resources Minister N. Saravanan
  • The firm’s gloves have been in high demand due to the coronavirus

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker tests a glove at a Top Glove factory outside Kuala Lumpur. Photo: ReutersA worker tests a glove at a Top Glove factory outside Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Reuters
A worker tests a glove at a Top Glove factory outside Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Reuters

Corrected [10:50am, 22 Jul, 2020]

  • [10:50am, 22 Jul, 2020]

    An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that Top Glove had been accused of withholding wages.

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