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Worker Rights Consortium report on LD El Salvador: Findings, recommendation and brand responses

...This report outlines violations of worker rights at a factory known as LD El Salvador (“LD”), which unexpectedly shuttered is operations in March 2018 and failed to pay its 824 employees approximately $2.3 million dollars in compensation that they were legally entitled to receive. LD produced goods – via an intermediary, Global Brands Group – for PVH (owner of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger), Walmart, Ralph Lauren, and Levi’s. All of these brands publicly state that they require their suppliers to obey the law and all acknowledge that LD failed to so. However, more than one year after the closure, these brands have failed to take adequate measures to remedy the violations that they admit took place in their supply chains. As a result, nearly 75% of the compensation legally due to workers remains unpaid...

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