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Max Mara's response

Author: Max Mara, Published on: 5 June 2019

We received your dossier and we can say, first of all, that we appreciate very much your activity in favour of the respect of the human rights in general.

Regarding the allegations related to "Max Mara's suppliers in Romania", we can not find specific reference to such suppliers, because there is no indication of specific locations and/or names of specific enterprise; therefore, we would need you provide us with more detailed information about the foregoing suppliers, we can explore better the situation and the ground of your allegations. Anyway we can confirm that our policies provide specific contractual undertakings by our suppliers to respect all national and international labour laws. 

Moreover, we acknowledge that your dossier does point out mainly the inadequacy of the national Romanian minimum wage levels and/or labour law system in general in order to safeguard the quality of life of the domestic workers, and this is not obviously attributable to any single economic operator.

This is a response from the following companies: Max Mara Fashion Group