India's small workforce
- Labor inspectors raid Southern Calif. contractors. Ellis, Kristi // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/26/1996, Vol. 172 Issue 39, p15
Reports that state and federal investigators blanketed the Los Angeles and Orange Counties in a raid of the Southern California apparel industry. Targeted Industries Partnership Program; Companies found violating labor codes.
- Labor's wage abuse list draws fire from vendors. Owens, Jennifer // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;3/10/1997, Vol. 173 Issue 46, p20
Reports on the garment industry's reaction to the US Labor Department's list of companies with wage abuses. Figures from the report; Companies involved; David Brooks/Robert Scott; RSV Sport; Rampage Clothing Co.; Monitoring systems used by the companies.
- Bangladesh, Guatemala under fire. Ramey, Joanna // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;4/25/1995, Vol. 169 Issue 79, p14
Reports on the lobbying campaign of advocacy groups calling on apparel retailers in the United States to put pressure on suppliers in Bangladesh and Guatemala to improve their labor practices. US Department of Labor's scrutiny of factories abroad; Use of child labor in Bangladesh; Violence...
- Poor, Rich Gap. // Earth Island Journal;Summer2000, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p15
Uncovers the unfair labor practices of Gap clothing chain at its sweatshops in the United States and on the Pacific island of Saipan. Report released by Global Exchange; Earnings of Gap workers in Russia and Honduras.
- The Sweat-Free Movement. Otto, Lilja // Yes!;Spring2006, Issue 37, p51
This article describes a social movement in the U.S. led by Students Against Sweatshops, Clean Clothes Campaign, and Sweat-free Communities that aims to stop the poor labor practices and improve the unfavorable work environments of sport clothing and textile sweatshops in developing countries....
- NOTE AND COMMENT. // America;6/12/1915, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p239
The author comments on several issues of note in the U.S. "The New York Sun" is focusing its ire on academic freedom, an idol scarcely second in sanctity and personal liberty. Meanwhile, the improper employment of children in mines, quarries, mercantile and manufacturing establishments will...
- SOCIOLOGY. // America;11/12/1910, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p119
The article offers news briefs related to sociology as of November 1910. The number of fatal accidents caused by airplanes has been rising with a total of 29 fatalities as of September 27, 1910. The second plenary session of the International Congress for the Legal Protection of Workingmen held...
- Zoned outrage. Williams, Zoe // New Statesman;9/10/2007, Vol. 136 Issue 4861, p20
The article reports on the reaction of British retail chains to charges that they are contributing to unfair labor practices in developing countries. The author suggests that high-minded responses to such complaints on the part of the stores are cosmetic and hypocritical. Consumers are urged to...
- American dream lures Saipan workers. Patterson, Margot // National Catholic Reporter;9/7/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 38, p7
Focuses on the lawsuits charging apparel retailers with the abuse of garment workers in the Northern Mariana Islands. Engagement of the companies in unfair business practices and false advertising; Violations of the minimum wage law; Retailers named in the lawsuits.