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African Unions: Used Clothing Imports “Suffocate” Local Textile Sector

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Labor unions in Africa are tired of clothing castoffs from the West, which they said are “suffocating” the continent’s textile sector, according to IndustriAll Global Union, a workers’ rights group that represents 50 million workers across 140 countries. In a statement issued last Thursday, IndustriAll urged African governments to champion “sustainable policies” that nurture local…

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