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Fast-fashion giant Boohoo defends business practices after report says its suppliers put workers at risk of COVID-19 infection

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Boohoo defended its business practices in a statement on Thursday, July 2, after a report said that factories supplying its clothing in Leicester were putting workers at risk of COVID-19.
In the report, factory workers said they were asked to work with "little to no" social distancing or personal protective equipment. Some that tested positive for COVID-19 said they were told to continue working, the report said.
In a statement, Boohoo said it "does not tolerate any incidence of non-compliance especially in relation to the treatment of workers" in its supply chain. It also said PPE and...
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