Sweatshop

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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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Keane, who has scored six goals in 18 appearances for Ireland, is revelling in the demands of Inter's tough training-camp sweat-shop and believes that the experience already makes him feel like a better player.
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Eight plays presented weekly is no mean feat and recalls for this reviewer, who was once part of it, the sweat-shop theatre of the 1950s and early 60s, when weekly rep was part and parcel of an actor's training ground in dozens of small regional theatres from Perth to Penzance.
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They could find themselves back in the sweat-shop conditions of the last century.