United Kingdom: Online fashion giant Asos reveals it dropped Leicester clothing factories two years ago over same ‘slavery’ concerns that now plague Boohoo and Quiz

Fashion retailer Asos dropped its Leicester clothing factories two years ago after concerns began to emerge over their poor ethical standards and working conditions.

The online giant stopped production in two factories after concerns were raised over their ‘illegal wages’, ‘poor health and safety standards’ and the employment of vulnerable employees

It comes after it was revealed that clothes workers in Leicester were being paid as little as £3.50 an hour to produce items for some of the UK’s biggest fashion brands including Boohoo and Nasty Gal.

The original full article can be found at dailymail.co.uk

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