Zara Responds To Brazilian Sweatshop Labor

Photo: BBC

Inditex, the company that owns High Street juggernaut Zara, has responded to the discovery of sweatshop-like conditions in Brazil. BBC says:

A raid in Sao Paulo found people working in cramped, unsanitary conditions, for long hours. Electrical wires dangled dangerously from the walls above piles of fabric, says the BBC’s Paulo Cabral, who accompanied officials on their raid. The people were being paid between 12 and 20 cents a piece – the equivalent of 7-12 US cents (4p-7p), Brazilian media reported.

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