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2 Mar 2015

Bangladesh: Lidl supplier, BEO Apparel, accused of intimidating, beating & firing union members who complained about health & safety

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BEO Apparel Manufacturing, a supplier to Lidl, has been accused of firing, harassing and physically assulting union employees who raised health & safety issues in the factory.  A summary of the allegations can be found here.  The allegations became the subject of an Accord complaint (the details of which are also found below).  We invited Lidl and BEO Apparel Manufacturing to respond.  Lidl's response is below.  BEO has not yet responded; we will indicate here whether it responds or not.