Leicester factory put lives at risk during lockdown, claims garment worker

Exclusive: amid allegations of production continuing behind closed doors, regulators have clamped down in the city

When the garment factory where Anil worked learned that the risk of coronavirus meant it couldn’t do business as usual, it didn’t shut up shop. Instead, it locked the doors.

“It was always going,” said Anil, not his real name. “They wrote on pieces of paper: ‘The factory is closed because of coronavirus.’ But they locked the doors, and inside, people were working.”

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Leicester factory put lives at risk during lockdown, claims garment worker ———

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