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Report finds ‘Made in Europe’ label tied to garment and shoe production in European sweatshops

Report finds ‘Made in Europe’ label tied to garment and shoe production in European sweatshops
09-11-2017 06:56

A new report published today by the Clean Clothes Campaign, Europe's Sweatshops, documents endemic poverty wages and other stark working conditions in the garment and shoe industry throughout Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. Despite working overtime, many workers in the Ukraine for example make just EUR 89 a month, where a living wage would have to be five times that much. Among customers of the factories are fashion brands like Benetton, Esprit, GEOX, Triumph and Vera Moda.

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