Poor working practices in Leicester persist, finds Boohoo-funded survey

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A study carried out by the Garment & Textile Workers Trust found that the exploitation of workers has continued to plague Leicester.

Two years on from the Boohoo supply chain scandal, when workers in the city were found to be vastly underpaid, the fast-fashion giant commissioned a survey into the remaining Leicester factories.

Of the 116 workers surveyed, more than half revealed that they receive below minimum wage and no holiday pay.

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