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Gucci Staff in China Claim Severe Abuse That Resulted in Illness and Miscarriages

Posted By Nicole Abene On October 16, 2011 @ 12:40 pm In News | No Comments

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Gucci [2]‘s flagship store in Shenzhen, China [3], has been accused by former staff of sweatshop-like abuse [4].  Five ex-employees of the luxury brand cited abuse so severe that they suffered from stomach and urinary illnesses and even miscarriages.  Click ahead [5] to see the accusations and what steps Gucci is taking to prevent this from happening again.

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/gucci-staff-in-china-claim-severe-abuse-that-resulted-in-illness-and-miscarriages/gucci-1-537x402/

[2] Gucci: http://www.ecouterre.com/special-edition-gucci-bag-supports-unicefs-schools-for-africa-program/

[3] Shenzhen, China: http://inhabitat.com../wisdom-plaza-is-greenery-filled-eco-office-in-shenzhen/

[4] sweatshop-like abuse: http://www.ecouterre.com/high-street-retailer-zara-accused-of-alleged-slave-labor-in-brazil/

[5] Click ahead: http://www.ecouterre.com/gucci-staff-in-china-claim-severe-abuse-that-resulted-in-illness-miscarriages/

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