Tesco and Intertek face claims of forced labour at Thai clothing factory

leigh dayA landmark legal case is being brought by clothing workers against British retailer Tesco and social auditing firm Intertek for negligence and against Tesco for unjust enrichment.

Burmese migrants were made to work up to 99 hours a week on unlawful wages and in forced labour conditions at a Thai factory making clothing for Tesco’s F&F fashion range, it is alleged in a legal action brought by a group of workers.

For the full story, see the January 2023 edition of Textiles South East Asia.


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