By Leanne Carr2019-06-07T06:20:00
The union of shop, distribution and allied workers (Usdaw) with help from MP Mary Creagh is stepping up its campaign for recognition at online retailer Boohoo after it refused to meet for talks on ethical trading standards.
The retail trade union is holding action days at three of the fast fashion retailers’ sites – Boohoo headquarters in Manchester, Burnley town centre and the Boohoo warehouse in Burnley.
An inquiry last year by the environmental audit committee led by Creagh called for a change in the law to incentivise fashion retailers to operate sustainably and punish those that do not.
In a letter to Boohoo co-founder Carol Kane Creagh said: I am writing to you following media reports that Usdaw continue to experience difficulties in establishing trade union recognition discussions with Boohoo.
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