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Sweatshop

A factory or other workplace where persons work for unusually low pay. The word connotes places where labor laws are consistently violated. For example, sweatshops may pay below minimum wage and hire underage persons. Alternatively, sweatshops may be legally set up in countries that have very few labor laws, but many still consider them unethical or immoral.
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The fund has asked them for around PS5million, assessed on ability to pay and the level of their involvement with the sweat shops. But Benetton have decided to bring in their own consultant to decide how much they should pay.
"It is also likely the sort of thing you were peddling was produced in sweat shops around the world where children are being exploited."
"Also, as fakes aren't made by legitimate manufacturers, we have no idea where they come from, but it has been known that they have been made by children or vulnerable people working in sweat shops and being paid a pittance."
I agree with her hatred of fast fashion and throwaway clothes from dodgy third world sweat shops, but saying only the over-70s dress well is a bit much when you look like this.
Never mind that will match thousands of unfortunate souls that work in the sweat shops of the world.
A campaign launched to get better conditions in the sweat shops is not demanding much - a small increase in pay and fewer hours.
The respondents defined ethical clothes as those that were not made using child labour or sweat shops.
Buying up clothes made in Far East sweat shops, whose workers are exploited and paid a pittance.
Golden boy Natas Kaupas is a fool for doing that crap Element ad "Protect Freedom." People's freedoms are violated everyday by sweat shops employing children so we can have nice shoes.
Most was cheap rubbish imported from sweat shops in the Far East and matched with high-quality labels bearing the names of top designers.
In other words, the company turned to sweat shops, where child workers and others are rewarded extremely poorly for their labour.
Many of the clothes in Britain's high street stores have been made in sweat shops in Asia, according to a new report.