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Garment Workers Are Being Exploited in the UK. One MP Calls it a ‘National Shame.’

Rivet's 2020 Denim Circularity report takes a deep dive into how the global denim industry is plotting its circular future amidst a worldwide pandemic.

A minister of the British Parliament has voiced concern over the plight of 10,000 garment workers who are believed to toil in the English city of Leicester under conditions of modern slavery, including criminally underpaid wages, exploitative hours and unsafe workplaces. Speaking to the Guardian last month, Andrew Bridgen, MP for North West Leicestershire decried…

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