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Pandemic Cuts Put Garment Workers Through ‘Unimaginable Human Sorrow’

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$11.85 billion. That’s how much order cancellations and unilaterally imposed discounts by major apparel brands at the start of the Covid-19 crisis have cost garment workers over the past year of “unimaginable human sorrow,” a new report estimates. Published by the Clean Clothes Campaign, the garment industry’s largest consortium of workers’ rights groups, the study…

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