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Report highlights workers‘ rights violations in the Indian leather and footwear industry

...[L]abour law violations are still a common phenomenon in the Indian leather and foot- wear industry. The people who work at the factories that supply European brands told us, among other infringements, about salaries that are far below a living wage, involuntary overtime, insufficient protection from health and safety risks, absence of workers’ unions and discrimination and exploitation based on traditional gender and caste norms.