In response to an ultimately failed proposal by then-senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) to ban imports from countries where children work in sweatshops
, Bangladeshi firms laid off 50,000 children, many of whom ended up in worse jobs or on the street.
in Nineteenth-Century Great Britain and the United States
I can only hope the embers of that burned electronics sweatshop
will spark a firestorm of outrage and a real movement for workers and human rights in this country.
Free Warwick Uni campaign aims to encourage the university to sign up to the Workers' Rights Consortium (WRC) to ensure that all of its clothing is made under safe and fair conditions.
The NLC had identified four Guatemalan firms as sweatshops
between 2006 and 2009.
Where anti sweatshop
NGOS face profound financial fragility, and where the power and resources of the retailers, their supply chains, and their political allies seem almost unlimited, the CCC has tried to engage retailers to cooperate with corporate social responsibility.
Ross defines sweatshops
as places that have some or all the following characteristics: they fail to pay minimum wages, have long hours not remunerated with premium pay, employ child labor and lack adequate benefits.
Kevin and Renice Ward created Justify That in March of this year in response to the plight of cotton farmers and workers in sweatshops
Using a wide range of sources, Hapke conveys the ways that Americans have condoned, sentimentalized, rejected, and protested sweatshops
Kids also fit easily into small spaces, including mine shafts and crowded sweatshops
A new wave of campus activism against sweatshops
is sweeping colleges across the country.
The members of United Students Against Sweatshops