Camera della Moda Responds to New York Times Article on Italy's Fashion Association

Feb 15, 2019 187

The National Chamber for Italian Fashion responded to an article in The New York Times on “shadow workers.” The article claimed, “thousands of low-paid homeworkers create luxury garments without contracts or insurance.” The acclaimed writer and author of “Story of the People” indicated that the Italian supply chain has been under attack for a long time.

The Chamber and its members have been committed to making the supply chain more resilient, fair and humane. They agree that there is no easy solution, but they have established a working group on social sustainability and feel they have already made substantial gains. The groups’ goal is to work collaboratively. The President of the group, Carlos Capasa, told Womens Wear Daily, that he believes that their progress has been overlooked.

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