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Published on Thursday, 09 November 2017

Fashion brands implicated in European sweatshops

Written by Tom Hinchcliffe

AMSTERDAM – Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) has published a report claiming that the garment and apparel industry is host to poverty wages and sweatshops across Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. CCC says the factories are customers of major fashion brands such as Benetton, Espirit, GEOX, Triumph and Vera Moda and that many workers in Ukraine earn EUR89 per month, despite overtime and the ‘living wage’ being five times that.


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