By  on April 15, 2010

These have been trying days for Peter Nygård. On the heels of Friday’s broadcast of the Canadian Broadcasting Commission’s exposé alleging mistreatment of workers and explicit sexual behavior, Nygård was under fire Wednesday for using a Jordanian factory that allegedly partakes in human trafficking.

According to a National Labor Committee report, the International British Garments factory is said to have trafficked 1,200 workers, taken their passports and has held them as indentured servants. IBG sews Nygård’s Alia, Tan Jay and Investments labels, which are sold at stores such as Dillard’s, J.C. Penney and Wal-Mart.

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