TITLE

New sweatshop law in N.J. touted as toughest in U.S

AUTHOR(S)
Friedman, Arthur
PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/6/1996, Vol. 172 Issue 25, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a new apparel anti-sweatshop law went into effect in New Jersey that the state claims is the toughest in the country. Provisions for sweatshop violators; Impact on manufacturers and contractors.
ACCESSION #
9609252068

 

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