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How the fashion industry supported their workers during Covid

The year 2020 saw businesses fighting for economic survival with the global garment and fashion industry being one of those hit hard during the coronavirus outbreak. The world’s 50 million garment workers lost wages that totalled $5.79 billion between March and May, according to data from the International Labour Organisation. Many suppliers in the Asia Pacific region were reported to have had most of the orders placed by buyers cancelled. Thousands of retailers worldwide closed their stores f