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Workers Found Sleeping in Garment Factory: ‘Really Not a Great Situation’

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A counterfeit-clothing company in Leicester is reportedly doubling as illegal employee housing, raising new questions about labor conditions in the English manufacturing hub. The revelation was part of a recent sting by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA), Britain’s investigative agency for labor exploitation, which recently probed 172 facilities—a number of which were “really…

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