Boohoo denies allegations of poor working conditions in Burnley warehouse

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Boohoo has said allegations of poor conditions in its Burnley warehouse are “not reflective” of its working environment. 

The fast-fashion etailer denies allegations presented in an investigation by The Times that claim staff describe themselves as slaves and work under extremely harsh conditions in one of its fulfilment centres. 

An investigation of the depot, which was revealed by an undercover reporter who worked there for a month, found staff complained of racism, sexual harassment, gruelling targets, inadequate training and ill-fitting safety equipment.

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