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Published on Monday, 15 February 2016

Report: brands misleading public on worker rights

Written by Brett Mathews

LONDON - New research claims UK retailer Marks & Spencer is failing to deliver on promises to pay 'living wages' to workers in its apparel supply chains in India and Sri Lanka. The report suggests powerful marketing means brands such as M&S and H&M are benefitting from public kudos for their ethical credentials but that this "marketing ... is rarely backed up by verifiable facts."

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