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Ikea Forced Labor

Ikea Responds To Forced Labor Allegations

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 01.12.2013 | Business

BERLIN (AP) — Swedish furniture giant Ikea will release a report this week addressing claims it benefited from forced labor in communist East German...

IKEA's Dirty Little Secret

Kelly Cogswell | Posted 07.14.2012 | Business
Kelly Cogswell

I was mortified to learn that in the 1970s and '80s IKEA used slave labor. That's what it's called when you use the cut-rate work of political prisoners who get locked up in their cells every night and can't exactly negotiate a raise or even a coffee break.