Leicester factories still underpaying and exploiting staff, new study finds


Garment factories in Leicester are still underpaying and exploiting workers, two years after fresh slave labour allegations emerged in the city. 

The culture of under-paying workers remains rife because most are scared of losing their jobs if they make a complaint. Several staff told the LPC that employers threatened to make sure any troublemakers would “never work again”. Another said that managers coached workers on what to tell inspectors. 

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