Ending Slavery in Leicester

Yesterday the Leicester Mercury reported that “A new study has found the majority of the people employed in the city’s garment sector earn less than half the legal hourly rate, which is £6.50 for those aged 21 or over.

modern slavery

This shocking local study on the prevalence of modern-day slavery in Leicester was produced with the support of the Ethical Trading Initiative, an alliance of companies, trade unions and NGOs that promotes respect for workers’ rights around the globe.



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