US watchdog uncovers violence against pro-union workers at Indian factory

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Shahi Exports, which makes clothes for top brands such as H&M and Benetton, accused by Worker Rights Consortium

At Shahi Exports, India’s largest apparel exporter, several union supporters were this spring circulating a petition that asked management to provide cleaner water and increase pay. Shahi managers responded, an independent monitoring group found, by making death threats to several pro-union workers and directing other employees to beat them.

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