NETHERLANDS: Retailers accused of using unethical suppliers

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Date of publication: February 13, 2009


Supermarket retailers including Carrefour, Tesco, Aldi, Lidl, and Wal-Mart are facing new allegations of workers' rights violations in their supply chains.

According to a new report released by Netherlands-based pressure group the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC), workers in their garment supply chains face "increasing poverty, appalling conditions, and serious workers rights violations".

CCC research in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Thailand was published this week in "Cashing In: Giant retailers, purchasing practices, and working conditions in the garment industry"... 

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