Canada ends contract with Supermax over labour allegations

Canada initially paused imports of Supermax gloves in November.

18/1/2022 5:23:00 PM

Canada ends contract with Malaysia's Supermax over labour allegations

Canada initially paused imports of Supermax gloves in November.


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Canada ends contract with Supermax over labour allegations(Jan 18): Canada has terminated its sourcing contract with Malaysian glove maker Supermax Corp Bhd following allegations about forced labour, the country's public services and procurement department said on Tuesday (Jan 18).'Based on the seriousness of the allegations and expected timelines for the final audit results, the Government of Canada has decided, and Supermax Healthcare Canada has agreed, to terminate by mutual consent the two existing contracts for the supply of nitrile gloves,' the department told Reuters in an

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