GUATEMALA: Groups claim Alianza workers deprived of $6m
By Leonie Barrie | 27 January 2014
Workers making clothing for JC Penney, Macy's, Kohl's and Wal-Mart at the Alianza Fashion factory in Guatemala were deprived of more than $6m in back wages, benefits and pension funds when the company shut down last year, a new report claims.
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