TITLE

Reich, retail execs meet on role of stores in sweatshop crackdown

AUTHOR(S)
Ramey, Joanna
PUB. DATE
October 1994
SOURCE
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;10/19/1994, Vol. 168 Issue 77, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a meeting between Secretary of Labor Robert Riech, Department of Labor officials and various clothing retailers regarding the crackdown on garment contractors disobeying wage laws. Companies present in the meeting; Proposals of Wage and Hour Division head Maria Echaveste; Case of the company Sungdo Manufacturing.
ACCESSION #
9411114351

 

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