Glovemaker denies its workers are living in shipping containers


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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): A Malaysian glovemaker has denied hundreds of its workers are living in metal shipping containers in squalid conditions that Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan described as modern slavery.

Ministry officials on Monday conducted a raid on a glove-making factory in Kajang district, just outside Kuala Lumpur, where they found workers living in cramped, dirty shipping containers stacked behind the premises, according to earlier media reports.

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