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

Author: Vaibhav Raaj, Shashi Kant Prasad & Anton Pieper, Society for Labour and Development & SüdwindInstitut, Published on: 6 February 2017

...[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. 

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