U.S. Authorities Ban Malaysian Glove Maker Supermax for Labor Abuses

U.S. authorities on Wednesday banned Malaysian Glove Maker Supermax and its subsidiaries for labor abuses. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Withhold Release Order (WRO) to Supermax Corporation and its subsidiaries for multiple indicators of forced labor. …

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Southwest Airlines Offers Extra Pay for Staff to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Southwest Airlines introduced on Sept. 15 new incentives to get its staff vaccinated against COVD-19, following similar policies from other air carriers. The airline company said that it will offer extra 16 hours of pay for fully vaccinated employees who …

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Evergrande Struggles to Repay $300bn Debt, Chinese Property Sector Affected

China’s second-largest real estate firm Evergrande stirred fears of crashing the Chinese property sector after it recently warned of defaulting on its $300 billion debt. The world’s most indebted company warned last week that it is likely to default on …

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Wizz Air Mandates Flight Crews to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19 by December

Wizz Air announced on Sept. 1 that it will require all its flight and cabin staff to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December. In a statement, the Hungary-based airline said that the mandatory vaccination will support “smooth and continued …

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